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Audra A. Dial

Audra A. Dial

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Atlanta, GA, USA


Audra Dial is the Managing Partner for the firm's Atlanta office. Ms. Dial is an experienced litigator practicing in Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP’s nationally recognized Patent Litigation Team in addition to handling complex commercial litigation involving technology. She focuses her practice on complex federal court litigation involving trade secrets, patent disputes, restrictive employment covenants, and complex business disputes involving intellectual property. Ms. Dial has obtained favorable verdicts in many high-profile intellectual property disputes, including on behalf of several Fortune 500 companies. She has represented companies whose intellectual property was misused both domestically and abroad.

Ms. Dial was recognized by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta as one of 2016’s Women of Substance and Style and by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as a Woman Who Means Business in 2015.She received the Tapestri 2015 Legal Team of the Year award for her pro bono efforts on behalf of a victim of human trafficking. In 2014, Ms. Dial was recognized by Pathbuilders with the Inspiria Award and by the Daily Report in its 2014 Verdicts Hall of Fame for intellectual property litigation. Ms. Dial was honored by the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism in 2013 with a Justice Robert Benham Community Service Award for her significant contributions to her community beyond her legal work. She is a member of the Leadership Atlanta class of 2016 and the Leadership Georgia class of 2014.  Ms. Dial has also been recognized as a 2011 POW! Award winner by Womenetics, a 2011 IMPACT Leader by Business to Business magazine, 2010 "Up and Comer" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Junior League Woman to Watch, a Georgia "Super Lawyer" from 2013-2015 and was recognized as one of the top 50 women attorneys in Georgia in 2016. Ms. Dial has been profiled by Chambers and Partners in its Women in Law section.

Ms. Dial earned her J.D. from William and Mary School of Law.  Ms. Dial is involved with the Trade Secrets Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, Women in Electronic Discovery, and the National Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Dial received her Bachelor of Arts from American University, where she graduated cum laude in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Audra A. Dial is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Shared or Jointly Developed IP - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Shared or Jointly Developed IP - Shared or Jointly Developed IP, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Shared or Jointly Developed IP - Shared or Jointly Developed IP, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Shared or Jointly Developed IP - Shared or Jointly Developed IP, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Tuesday, January 17, 2017, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Eli Lilly and Co. v. Emisphere Technologies, Inc., 408 F.Supp.2d 668 (S.D. Ind. 2006) - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Monday, February 13, 2017
STC.UNM v. Intel Corp., No. 2013-1241, Slip Op. (Fed. Cir. June 6, 2014) - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Monday, February 13, 2017
Willingham v. Star Cutter Co., 555 F.2d 1340 (6th Cir. 1977) - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Monday, February 13, 2017
Bendix Aviation Corp. v. Kury, 88 F.Supp. 243 (E.D.N.Y. 1950) - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2017, Monday, February 13, 2017
Protecting Your Secret Sauce in Court Proceedings (August 4, 2017) - Trade Secrets 2017: What Every Lawyer Should Know, Friday, October 27, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018 NY, Monday, January 08, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Atlanta, GA
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Monday, January 08, 2018, Boston, MA
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