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.”

About Womble Carlyle

Womble Carlyle is a 500+-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.

Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us.

Womble Carlyle has an alliance with leading UK firm Bond Dickinson to provide clients with domestic legal, regulatory and business advice in both the US and UK In October 2017, Bond Dickinson and Womble Carlyle will combine to form Womble Bond Dickinson, a transatlantic law firm encompassing 23 cities in the US and UK.

Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s alliance with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.

Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.