Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written description and enablement requirements of 35 USC 112 and the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 USC 101. The Patent 213 blog analyzes key decisions from the district courts and the Federal Circuit,...
Butler Sparks is an associate in the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. His practice is focused on advising public and private clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, business entity formation, securities offerings, financing transactions, and corporate reorganizations.
Butler graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review and on the managing board of the Virginia Law and Business Review. He also earned a B.B.A. in Business Economics and Finance (summa cum laude) from Mississippi State University.
- Alabama, 2017
- University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2017, Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review; Managing Board, Virginia Law and Business Review; Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
- Mississippi State University, B.B.A., 2014, summa cum laude; Phi Kappa Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Areas of Practice
- Corporate and Securities
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