Eric Register focuses on disputes among private individuals and businesses involving copyrights and trademark rights. His experience resolving intellectual property disputes includes handling trademark disputes before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, trade dress disputes, structuring co-existence agreements, and litigating copyright ownership disputes and infringement claims. Eric’s clients have included authors, designers, photographers, Grammy Award-winning musicians, non-profit organizations, and other content-producing individuals and entities.

Prior to joining the firm, Eric was a Founding Partner of a legal boutique firm in Atlanta where he led the Disputes Resolution and Litigation Practice. Although his practice has focused on intellectual property and entertainment for many years, he has extensive experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of areas including personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, commercial disputes, and employment discrimination. Eric is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Georgia, North Carolina, and Louisiana, having practiced with prestigious firms in each state before settling in Georgia.

While attending the University of North Carolina School of Law, Eric was an active member of the mock trial team. While attending Morehouse College, Eric served a summer research assistantship at the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.

Eric has basic knowledge of Spanish.


Morehouse College B.A., Political Science (1993) magna cum laude, Honors Program, Phi Beta Kappa

University of North Carolina School of Law J.D. (1996)


Georgia (2003)

Louisiana (1999)

North Carolina (1996)

Court Admissions

Georgia Court of Appeals

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Professional & Community Activities

State Bar of Georgia
   Intellectual Property Law Section, Member
   Entertainment & Sports Law Section, Member

North Carolina State Bar Association, Member

Louisiana Bar Association, Member

The Copyright Society of the USA, Member

Gate City Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Kennesaw State University, Department of Economics, Adjunct Professor (2007-2008)

Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center, Governance Committee (2021- Present)

Owning My Future, Board Member (2016 – Present)

Southeastern Organization for Jazz Arts, Past Board Member

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