Sumner C. Rosenberg

Sumner C. Rosenberg

Mercer Thompson LLC

Recognized since 2016

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Copyright Law

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Copyright Law
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Sumner Rosenberg is Of Counsel in the law firm of Mercer Thompson LLC since 2013, and has specialized for over thirty-five years in all aspects of intellectual property law. His current focus is on licensing and counseling regarding patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks. His initial law practice, when he began in 1976, also included environmental law and utility law including nuclear regulatory work, as well as construction contracting on nuclear and coal power plants. In 1969, before earning his law degree, he began his career in early engineering work which involved programming for Apollo moon missions and early systems design work for the Space Shuttle on-board computers. Rosenberg has been listed in Chambers USA from 2008-2013 for his intellectual property law work, and he is annually listed in the Super Lawyers of Georgia.


  • 191 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 4410
    Atlanta, GA 30303


  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, J.D., graduated 1976
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, E.E., graduated 1973
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.Eng, graduated 1971
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS, graduated 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, State Bar of Georgia

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Copyright Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Copyright Law, Atlanta (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Copyright Law
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

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