Shayne O’Reilly focuses his practice in intellectual property law, with a primary focus on patent litigation, client counseling, strategic patent prosecution, technology transactions, due diligence investigations, and contentious inter and ex parte post grant and reissue work. He practices in a wide range of technologies, including computer hardware and software systems, mobile devices, telecommunications, multimedia messaging systems, internet related technologies, network security, e-commerce, and medical devices. His practice includes advising clients on Internet, privacy, and cybersecurity law including privacy policies, website terms and conditions, and legal audits of relevant practices and procedures. Mr. O’Reilly is a registered patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. O’Reilly has represented Fortune 500 companies in patent infringement lawsuits. He has provided value-added assistance in many aspects of patent litigation, including written discovery practice, motion practice and invalidity and non-infringement investigations.

Mr. O'Reilly was recognized in 2016 and 2017 as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine. In 2015, he was honored by the National Bar Association with its 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocate Award. Mr. O’Reilly was also named by The National Black Lawyers as one its “Top 40 Under 40.”

Professional & Community Activities

Certified Information Privacy Professional — U.S.

International Association of Privacy Professionals, Member

National Bar Association, IP Law Section, Executive Board Member

American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (AIPLEF), Board of Trustees

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Diversity in Intellectual Property Law Committee, Former Chair

American Bar Association, Member

Leadership Cobb, Class of 2017

The Ron Clark Academy, Board of Trustees

Eta Kappa Nu, Member

North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, Articles and Notes Editor (2005-2006)


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2006)
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, B.S., Electrical Engineering (2002)
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (2014)
  • North Carolina (2007)
  • Virginia (2007)
  • Not Licensed in California


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2014)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2006)

Who We Are

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Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
t +1 415.273.4325

Shayne E. O'Reilly

Experience Highlights

Motorola Mobility v. Intellectual Ventures
We successfully instituted five IPRs against Intellectual Ventures on behalf of Motorola Mobility. Three of these patents related to sending URLs in more
Aeritas LLC v. Delta Air Lines Inc. and US Airways
Defending Delta Air Lines in the District of Delaware. Aeritas LLC filed multiple actions in District of Delaware alleging infringement of the use of more
Intellectual Ventures v. Motorola Mobility LLC

The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Motorola Mobility, in a lawsuit involving allegations of patent infringement related to mobile phone more

Patent prosecution and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated, one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the more