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Kevin D. Rodkey
+1 404 653 6484

271 17th Street, NW
Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30363-6209

+1 404 653 6400
Fax +1 404 653 6444

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • George Washington University Law School
    J.D., with honors, 2010
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, 2007
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, with highest honors, 2006

Kevin D. Rodkey


Kevin Rodkey practices in the areas of patent litigation, prosecution, counseling, and transactions. His technical background encompasses a variety of computer, electrical, and advanced materials-related technologies. His practice includes aspects of wireless technology, data processing, optical systems, mobile devices, and specialty materials.

Mr. Rodkey's experience includes virtually all aspects of patent law. Prior to joining Finnegan, he served as an intellectual property and licensing consultant to Pieris AG in Freising, Germany, assisting in a variety of patent-related matters, including portfolio management, transfer agreements, and patent licenses. He also gained experience in litigation and prosecution matters as an intern for another law firm in Washington, D.C., assisting in the prosecution of pharmaceutical patent applications, and as an intern for the Honorable Susan G. Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. 


  • Served on the editorial board of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, 2009-2010.
  • Worked for Georgia Tech Research Institute's Signature Technology Laboratory, analyzing electrical properties of materials and radar signature patterns as a co-op student 2003-2006; and as a laboratory assistant, 2006-2007.

Professional Recognition

  • Received an ABA and BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of IP Law, 2010.
  • National finalist of the Veterans Law Appellate Advocacy Competition at the George Washington University Law School, 2009.

Professional Activities

  • Georgia Bar (Intellectual Property Section)
  • Licensing Executives Society

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