HUNTSVILLE, AL—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Andrew Tuggle, an associate in the firm’s Huntsville office, has been admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as a registered patent attorney. The firm now has 22 attorneys who are registered with the patent bar.
The USPTO is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks and acts as a mechanism to protect new ideas and investments in innovation and technological progress.
Mr. Tuggle focuses his practice on technology and intellectual property law, helping clients protect their innovations and comply with laws about data and technology through patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Prior to law school, he worked for a large, multinational hardware manufacturer, for a small engineering-design startup, and in academic DARPA-and-G8-funded research, giving him a strong technical background and unique insight into laws regarding cybersecurity, data privacy, digital assets, and exports.