For the past two decades Virginia Carron has practised IP law out of Finnegan’s Atlanta, Georgia, office. She is now the firm’s managing partner in Atlanta, where her work focuses on patent and trademark counselling and litigation. In addition to her litigation work, Carron advises clients on IP licensing and related transactions. She has particular expertise in the consumer products industry, having represented food and beverage brands, chemical companies, and cigar manufacturers. She is currently representing Nestlé in multiple inter partes reviews involving patents covering foodstuff packaging.