Alyson Wooten, PharmD, focuses her practice on patent litigation with a special emphasis on pharmaceutical patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act. She has experience at all stages of the litigation process including pre-filing investigations, discovery, expert witness preparation, Markman proceedings, dispositive motions, and settlement negotiations. She has argued Markman hearings, summary judgment, and discovery-related hearings in various United States courts. She also has experience in filing and conduct of Inter Partes Review proceedings, including proceedings co-pending with district court actions.

Registered as a patent attorney and pharmacist, Dr. Wooten also has broad experience in counseling clients on FDA regulatory matters, clinical trial management, early commercialization strategies, patent settlements and licenses regarding pharmaceuticals, drug product liability, and antitrust issues bearing on pharmaceutical patent settlements. Prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Dr. Wooten worked for a leading pharmaceutical company focusing on FDA regulatory matters, clinical trial program for investigational new drugs, and patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act.

Dr. Wooten was recognized in 2017 and the six years immediately preceding as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

Georgia Law Center for the Homeless, Supplemental Board of Directors

American Bar Association, Member

American International Property Law Association, Member

Metropolitan Counseling Services, Board of Directors

Temple University Law School, Student Bar Association, Past Class Division Vice President


  • Temple University Law School, J.D. (2007)
  • Campbell University, Pharm.D. (2001)

    magna cum laude

  • Campbell University, M.B.A. (2000)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2007)
  • Pennsylvania (2007)
  • New Jersey (2007)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2005)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2008)
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (2017)
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Fully engaged means not only understanding our client's priorities in litigation, but their product, technology, business plan and values. It is this understanding and knowledge that leads to a truly successful client outcome.

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Alyson L. Wooten PharmD

Experience Highlights

Patent counseling services for leading pharmaceuticals manufacturer
Provided patent counseling services including patent license review, dispute resolution and pre-litigation counseling to leading pharmaceuticals more
Smith & Nephew Inc. v. Synthes (U.S.A.)
Represented Smith & Nephew in a patent infringement suit against Synthes Corp. in the Western District of Tennessee. After a three-week bench more
Patent litigation for developer and manufacturer of plastic and fiber products
Lead counsel for the plaintiff, a leader in the development and manufacturing of porous plastic and porous fiber products, in patent more
Biopolymer Engineering Inc. v. Immunocorp
The firm served as lead counsel for Biotec Pharmacon, ASA, a Norwegian pharmaceutical company, in patent infringement litigation initiated by more