Cole Y. Carlson Attorney At Law


Cole Y. Carlson - Attorney at Law

Senior Associate

T 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
Tampa 401 East Jackson Street Suite 2700 Tampa, Florida 33602

Cole is a senior associate in GrayRobinson’s Tampa office. He litigates patent (including Hatch-Waxman), copyright, and trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, false advertising, and other related state law disputes. Using his experience and degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cole has handled matters involving technology as complex as online database encryption to removable paint for automobiles. Cole is also a registered patent attorney, where he prosecutes patent and trademark matters in front of the USPTO, specializing in computer hardware and software as well as complex chemical matters as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Cole has experience in front of the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Inter Partes Reviews and Covered Business Method Reviews, and has assisted in the oral arguments of these matters.  

Cole routinely works on intellectual property licensing issues, including confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, exclusive and non-exclusive licenses, software agreements, research and development agreements, joint venture agreements, and manufacturing and supply agreements. He also conducts due diligence for mergers and acquisitions involving intellectual property, dealing with issues such as scope-of-protection, invalidity, infringement and freedom-to-operate investigations and opinions.