Pete Pappas counsels clients in a variety of global industries—including energy and chemical companies—on all aspects of new patent development, licensing and protecting existing intellectual property. With a degree in chemical engineering, Pete concentrates in chemical patent prosecution, but also advises clients in mechanical patent prosecution, federal trademark prosecution, licensing, validity and infringement opinions and litigation support.
Pete has substantial experience in prosecuting patents for packaged beverage manufacturing, colloids, food chemistry, renewable energy, polymeric nonwoven products and manufacturing equipment, paper technology, water treatment, flexible packaging, textiles, agricultural chemicals, printing, carbon black, polymer extrusion equipment, latex gloves, xerography, electro-chemistry, electro-luminescence, ceramics and other aspects of polymer technology. Pete is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Sutherland provides many IP services to ceramic, carbon honeycomb monoliths maker.
Sutherland provides patent, trademark and copyright prosecution as well as IP counseling, litigation and transactional services to a leading manufacturer of ceramic and carbon honeycomb monoliths used in chemical processes and automotive applications.
Sutherland provides diverse IP services to specialty chemicals producer.
A top producer of olefins, polyolefins and specialty chemicals relies on Sutherland for patent prosecution, opinion and counseling.
Sutherland provides IP counsel to an air and water filtration company.
Sutherland is intellectual property counsel to a leading developer and manufacturer of air and water filtration and purification solutions for the oil, gas and manufacturing industries.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of intellectual property (2010-2013)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of patent law (2012-2013)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® (2004, 2006-2013)
Member, U.S. Patent Office Practice Committee, Intellectual Property Owners Association
Member, Licensing Executives Society
Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Member, Intellectual Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Former Executive Committee President, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Former Board Member, Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers