Alyson Wooten, PharmD, focuses her practice on patent litigation across technologies including pharmaceuticals, chemical products and medical devices. She has argued Markman hearings, summary judgment, and discovery-related hearings in various United States courts, including Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, and California. She has participated in all aspects of patent litigation, including invalidity and infringement investigations, claim construction, preparation of expert reports and settlement negotiations.

Registered as a patent attorney and pharmacist, Dr. Wooten has broad experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including medical services, regulatory, marketing, and clinical trial analysis. Prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Dr. Wooten worked for a leading pharmaceutical company focusing on Paragraph IV litigation, patent prosecution for new chemical entities and FDA regulatory issues.

Dr. Wooten was recognized in 2017 and the six years immediately preceding as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

Georgia Law Center for the Homeless, Supplemental Board of Directors

American Bar Association, Member

American International Property Law Association, Member

Metropolitan Counseling Services, Board of Directors

Temple University Law School, Student Bar Association, Past Class Division Vice President


  • Temple University Law School, J.D. (2007)
  • Campbell University, Pharm.D. (2001)

    magna cum laude

  • Campbell University, M.B.A. (2000)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2007)
  • Pennsylvania (2007)
  • New Jersey (2007)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2005)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2012)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (2008)
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (2017)

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Fully engaged means not only understanding our client's priorities in litigation, but their product, technology, business plan and values. It is this understanding and knowledge that leads to a truly successful client outcome.

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Alyson L. Wooten PharmD

Experience Highlights

PatentMarks v. Motorola Mobility LLC
Represents Motorola in patent litigation matter in which several smartphones are accused infringing a patent directed to multi-protocol more
Patent litigation for developer and manufacturer of plastic and fiber products
Lead counsel for the plaintiff, a leader in the development and manufacturing of porous plastic and porous fiber products, in patent more
Smith & Nephew Inc. v. Synthes (U.S.A.)
Represented Smith & Nephew in a patent infringement suit against Synthes Corp. in the Western District of Tennessee. After a three-week bench more
Oklahoma Med. Research Found. v. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation in a patent infringement suit brought in the Northern District of more