Attorney Flynt Strean, a veteran intellectual property attorney, has joined Womble Carlyle as a Partner in its Charlotte office. Flynt’s IP practice includes:
· IP portfolio management;
· U.S. and foreign patent application preparation and prosecution;
· Patent noninfringement and invalidity investigations; and
· IP due diligence.
Flynt’s clients include companies in the radio frequency identification (RFID) device, mechanical and electromechanical component, waterproof fabric laminate, agricultural device and healthcare management system industries.
Beyond the office, Flynt serves on the Advisory Board for Virginia Tech University’s Science, Technology, and Law Program, which offers a minor degree for students interested in pursuing careers in intellectual property law. He also currently serves as Treasurer of the Carolina Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Law Association (CPTCLA).
His previous experience includes serving as a research and development engineer for Lexmark International, Inc. In that role, he earned several patents.
Womble Carlyle Intellectual Property Practice Group Leader Chris Humphrey said, “Flynt is a well-known, respected intellectual property and patent attorney. We are glad to have him on the Womble Carlyle team.”
Jeff Hay, Managing Partner of the Charlotte office added, “We are very focused on growing our IP and patent capability in the Charlotte market and think Flynt’s addition to the Charlotte office is a big step forward towards that goal.”