Before joining Barnwell Whaley, Mr. Lipscomb practiced as a partner with law firm of Alston and Bird in Charlotte, North Carolina, with a concentration in chemical, pharmaceutical and medical device patents. He has more than 20 years experience as in house intellectual property counsel for major corporations such as Westvaco, Revlon Inc., and Rorer Group, Inc. In addition, he has served as an Examiner in the United States Patent Office.
Mr. Lipscomb is a member of First (Scots) Presbyterian Church and the Historic Charleston Foundation. Mr. Lipscomb has a preeminent (formerly referred to as AV) Martindale-Hubbell rating, representing the highest level of professional excellence. He is recognized by Best Lawyers for his work in intellectual property law.