Overview Experience Events News Intelligence George E. Quillin Partner gquillin foley.com Download vCard George E. Quillin is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Quillin litigates patent interferences and patent appeals, and counsels clients in patent prosecution. He is chair of the Patent Office Trials Practice and is a member of the firm’s IP Litigation, Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies and Appellate Practices. Recognition In recognition of his experience, Mr. Quillin has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. He was also recognized for post-grant procedures (2012-2013, 2015-2016) and for prosecution (2014) among IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. In 2016, Mr. Quillin was recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in patent prosecution. Education Mr. Quillin is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy (B.S., 1973) and served with the Army (in the 82d Airborne Division, as well as in Germany) prior to attending law school. He received his law degree in 1984 from the University of South Carolina, where he took American Jurisprudence Awards (top honors in his class) in fiduciary administration, property, and trusts & estates. Mr. Quillin was a member and then team captain of the University of South Carolina College of Law National Moot Court Team (1983-1984). Following law school, Mr. Quillin was selected for a two-term federal judicial clerkship, serving the Honorable Jean Galloway Bissell, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1984-1986). For most of the 1990s, Mr. Quillin was an adjunct professor at the George Mason University Law School, teaching patent prosecution. Admissions and Professional Memberships Mr. Quillin is admitted to practice in South Carolina and the District of Columbia, before the United States Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the South Carolina, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuit Bar Associations; the Christian Legal Society; and the Patent, Trademark and Copyright Section of the American Bar Association.