Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.
Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and pre-litigation settlement matters.
In addition to a vast array of transactional experience, Mr. Powers has litigated matters involving business disputes before Virginia Circuit and Federal Courts; trademark disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyright and other intellectual property disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts; and employment matters before the Department of Labor and Virginia Federal Courts.
Throughout his practice of law, Mr. Powers has worked and negotiated with and litigated against several American Law 500 international firms. Through his education and experience, Mr. Powers has gained both the knowledge and the cunning necessary to provide world class legal service to his clients.
A native Floridian, Mr. Powers enjoys spending time on the ocean, watching football, new technology, reading, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.