Coby S. Nixon works with companies and individuals to avoid, resolve and win disputes over intellectual property rights, such as rights in technology, branding and artistic works, so that his clients can focus on their core businesses.
Mr. Nixon is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and, in addition to his litigation practice, is experienced in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
Mr. Nixon has handled matters for a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from multinational Fortune 500 companies to local start-ups, in diverse fields of technology, including check scanning and processing systems, utility monitoring systems, wireless communications, microprocessor packaging, Internet search engines, touch screens for mobile devices, integrated circuits, computer software, electronic medical record systems, human antibody profiling processes, zero-turning-radius lawnmowers, and metal forming and manufacturing processes.
Before practicing law, Mr. Nixon worked as a computer programmer and process analyst with Accenture, where he designed and maintained customer billing systems for several large public utilities.
Mr. Nixon started his legal career at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, where he gained significant experience in patent prosecution, trademark protection and enforcement, and IP licensing.
Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Nixon practiced at Alston & Bird LLP, where he represented clients in a wide range of patent disputes against competitors and nonpracticing entities.
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