Ballard Spahr’s Atlanta IP group offers expertise in patent litigation and prosecution. A recent client thought positively of the firm’s patent team, singling out the group for their “prompt responsiveness and availability to discuss matters.” Lawrence Nodine is managing partner of the Atlanta office, concentrated on litigation in all areas of IP, including patents and trademarks. During his career, he has handled patent disputes involving biotechnology, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and other technologies. He is currently active as patent counsel for a health care client. Mitchell Katz is a member of the chemical and pharmaceutical patent team and former IP department chair. He counsels a variety of clients in relation to patent procurement, opinions and post-grant proceedings.