Sam serves as a board member of the
Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance and is the Chair of the
Property Job Fair.
Sam was selected to Georgia State
University’s 40 Under 40.
SAMUEL A. ("Sam") MULLMAN
AT A GLANCE
• J.D. (Cum Laude) from Georgia State
• B.A in English (Advanced Honors) from Georgia State
• Georgia State University 40 Under 40 Selection
• Co-author of International Trademark Association’s amicus curie brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in USPTO v. Booking.com B.V.
• Best Brief, Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition (2017)
• Best Brief, Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition (2018)
• Member, Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance
• Chair, 2019 Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair
Sam Mullman worked at the Firm since 2015 as an undergraduate case clerk and throughout law school as a summer associate. Prior to joining the firm as an associate Sam gained experience as a clerk to the Honorable Gail S. Tusan during her tenure as the Chief Judge of the Superior Court of Fulton County and then as an associate at Ballard Spahr, LLP in the intellectual property litigation group. Sam has experience bringing and defending actions in federal and state courts, AAA arbitrations, and International Chamber of Commerce arbitrations.
Sam’s work focuses on supporting the commercial needs and goals of his clients to ensure they are covered from beginning to end in the event any intellectual property or business dispute occurs. Sam assists companies large and small with entity creation, corporate guidance, and intellectual property asset creation, protection, and enforcement. Additionally, Sam practices in all aspects of litigation, including copyright, trademark, and trade dress litigation. Sam also has experience in business litigation, general commercial disputes, and construction litigation.
Prior to law school, Sam was a captain of the Georgia State University lacrosse team that competed in the Mens Collegiate Lacrosse Association. While an undergraduate English major at Georgia State University, Sam worked at Stankonia Studios assisting Outkast’s Big Boi during the recording of “Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.
J.D., cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law (2018)
Order of the Barristers
President, Intellectual Property Law Society
Graduate Research Assistant to Michael Landau, author of Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts
Moot Court Board
Best Brief, Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition (2017)
Best Brief, Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition (2018)
B.A., English with advanced honors from Georgia State University Honors
Member of the Undergraduate Advisory Board
Captain of GSU Lacrosse team
Participant of Northumbria Exchange Program in Newcastle, England
Brief of the International Trademark Association as Amicus Curiae, United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking B.V., 591 U.S. __ (2020) (Docket No. 19-46)
“Booking.com Not Generic: Supreme Court Holds Combined Generic Terms Can Be Eligible for Trademark Registration,” JDSupra, July 2020