Russell Korn focuses his practice on patent infringement litigation.

Mr. Korn has experience representing companies accused of infringement in cases involving various industries, including telecommunication systems, software-related systems, electrical systems, mechanical systems and pharmaceuticals. He also has significant experience in patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, copyright litigation, strategic IP counseling and licensing.

Mr. Korn has significant courtroom experience in patent cases. He has jury trial experience, including second-chairing a jury trial in which the jury returned a verdict that his client did not infringe and that his opponent’s patent claims were invalid, as well as second-chairing several other jury trials in the Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Korn further has argued in numerous Markman hearings, pretrial hearings, and discovery-related hearings.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Korn was a defense contractor for Sverdrup Technologies, Inc. at Eglin AFB. Mr. Korn has extensive experience developing software, including writing source code for simulation image analysis, three-dimensional rendering, and guidance and control applications. Mr. Korn received an Achievement Award for the software development of a three-dimensional rendering simulation tool. He also attended the University of Florida, where he completed graduate courses in Electrical Engineering: Digital Signal Processing. He was recognized in 2013 and the three years immediately preceding as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by SuperLawyers magazine.


  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (2002)
    highest honors, Order of the Coif
  • Auburn University, B.M.E. (1996)
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2004)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2003)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2003)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (2003)
  • Georgia Supreme Court (2004)
  • Georgia Court of Appeals (2004)
  • Georgia Superior Court (2002)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2003)

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Partnering with our clients to ensure that our representation fulfills both their business and legal objectives.

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
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Russell A. Korn

Experience Highlights

McKesson Info. Solutions v. Epic Sys. Corp.
The firm served as lead counsel in the representation of Epic Systems Corporation, a leading Wisconsin-based health care software company, against more
MicroLog Corp. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., et al.
Counsel for Cisco in a patent litigation brought in the Eastern District of Texas. The plaintiff asserted a patent related to call and message flow more
Software patent litigation for multiple companies
Counsel for various companies in a patent infringement litigation regarding caching functionality in the Linux operating system in the more
Effingo Wireless Inc. v. Motorola Mobility LLC
We represented Motorola Mobility in defending patent infringement claims related to wireless earpiece technology in the Western District of Texas. more