Leonard Searcy

by Edward Cates
Leonard Searcy
Partner & Member of the Intellectual Property Practice
Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Leonard Searcy is a Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon. He focuses his practice on Intellectual Property and represents national and international clients across a broad technology spectrum. He counsels clients in intellectual property with an emphasis on procuring domestic and foreign patents, trademarks, and copyrights.


Leonard’s bar admissions include Georgia, Kansas, and Missouri bars; United States Patent and Trademark Offi ce; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. He is also a member of American Bar Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association, Intellectual Property Section; Intellectual Property Owners Association; National Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia; and Supreme Court of Missouri, Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness and The Judicial System Subcommittee.


Before practicing law, Leonard worked as an engineer in the telecommunication industry. He was also responsible for technical product marketing, contract development, negotiation and execution. He worked extensively in the international market in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.


Leonard earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and his law degree from Loyola University Chicago.

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