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Robert Franklin Powers

Robert Franklin Powers

McClanahan Powers
  • Business Law, Employment Law, Trademarks...
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Summary

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.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
  • Trademarks
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
McClanahan Powers
Current
Education
Michigan State University
J.D.
University of Florida
B.S. (2005) | Business Administration
Awards
Legal Elite
Virginia Business
Legal Elite
Virginia Business
Professional Associations
Fairfax Bar Association
Member
Current
Virginia Bar Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
Nonprofit Board Governance and Liability Oversights, Top Mistakes Nonprofits Make, Fairfax, Virginia
National Business Insitute
Certifications
Corporate Law
Michigan State University College of Law
Communications and Intellectual Property Law
Michigan State University College of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
8133 Leesburg Pike
Suite 130
Vienna, VA 22182
USA
Telephone: (703) 520-1326