Roger Lang focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting patent applications. He is experienced in a wide range of electrical and mechanical arts, as well as software patents. Roger’s experience includes preparing and prosecuting patents in the software, medical devices, unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), consumer electronics and appliances, agricultural equipment, automotive equipment, and wire and cable manufacturing industries.
While in law school, Roger was a member of William Mitchell’s Student Intellectual Property Law Association. He served as a Student Certified Attorney in Minnesota and represented pro bono clients in Housing and Bankruptcy Courts via William Mitchell’s clinical programs. In addition, Roger was admitted under Georgia’s Third Year Practice Act and interned with the Clayton County Solicitor General’s Office. While with the Solicitor General’s Office, Roger arraigned defendants, served as lead counsel in several misdemeanor trials (bench and jury), and defended motions to suppress in DUI cases.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Roger was a Teaching and Research Assistant at Georgia Tech. While at Georgia Tech he conducted research in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Chemical Vapor Deposition. In addition, Roger taught courses in experimental engineering, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, and thermal systems engineering.
Roger also is the holder of a commercial pilot’s certificate and is working toward becoming a Certified Flight Instructor. In his spare time, Roger enjoys flying airplanes and is a volunteer pilot for Pilots N Paws where he flies rescued animals. Other activities Roger enjoys are hiking, camping, and cycling.
St. Paul, MN, Juris Doctorate, 2011
Atlanta, GA, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2005
Atlanta, GA, BS., Mechanical Engineering, 2002, with Honors