Pamela Councill is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Group in the firm’s Atlanta office. She has represented clients as plaintiffs and defendants in district court litigation. Pamela also has extensive experience representing both complainants and respondents in Section 337 litigation before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Pamela has familiarity with a variety of technologies, including wireless and mobile communications technology, e-commerce software, pharmaceuticals, appliances and small electronics, and infant gear and furniture.
Pamela received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. While at Vanderbilt, Pamela served as articles editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and was a John S. Beasley II Scholar.
Pamela earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Tulane University.
- BASF Agro B.V. v. Cipla Limited; Merial Limited and Merial SAS v. Velcera, et al. (M.D. GA.) Represented client in patent infringement litigation involving veterinary pharmaceuticals. Obtained permanent injunction against a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer based in India. Following entry of the injunction, the team secured a contempt order against the Indian company, as well as a U.S. distributor, for violation of the injunction, which was upheld on appeal to the Federal Circuit. Also obtained preliminary injunction on behalf of client in subsequent patent infringement suit.
- Fisher-Price, Inc., et al. v. Kids II, Inc. (W.D.N.Y.); Graco Children’s Products, Inc. v. Kids II, Inc. (N.D.GA.): Defending client in district court litigation against patent infringement claims related to child swings and related technology.
- Certain Electronic Paper Towel Dispensers, Inv. No. 337-TA-718: Represented Georgia-Pacific in an offensive Section 337 investigation against multiple respondents, as well as companion district court litigation. The matter resulted in favorable settlements and the grant of a general exclusion order.
- Certain Electronic Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-701; Certain Mobile Communications Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-704; Certain Personal Data Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-710; Certain Electronic Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-771: Represented Nokia in offensive and defensive patent-based Section 337 investigations against Apple, resulting in a favorable settlement and license agreement.
- Certain Muzzle-Loading Rifles, Inv. No. 337-TA-777: Represented Blackpowder Products as the respondent in a Section 337 investigation brought by Smith & Wesson, which resulted in a favorable settlement and license agreement.
- State Bar of Georgia
- Atlanta Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section