W Garland Phillips
Garland Phillips prepares and prosecutes patent applications with an emphasis on electrical and computer-related technologies, including telecommunications, network architecture, content distribution, internet/web technologies, software applications, graphical & voice user interfaces and flat panel display technologies.
Having been an inventor himself, Mr. Phillips is experienced in all stages of the invention development cycle, from conception through prosecution. Before joining Banner & Witcoff, he was Patent Committee Chairman at BlackBerry. Prior to that, he worked in research and development at Motorola, where he held positions in software engineering, system architecture, standards, product development and technology realization. While at Motorola, he was recognized as a Distinguished Innovator and named a Science Advisory Board Associate for outstanding technical contributions. Garland is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and an inventor on 15 U.S. patents. He has been a registered Patent Agent since 2010.