Jeffrey J. Toney

Jeffrey J. Toney litigates patent infringement, trade secret and antitrust/unfair competition cases. Jeff also tries complex commercial disputes, including business divorce and antitrust matters with multi-tier and international markets. Jeff litigates technical cases in many fields including patent matters involving pharmaceuticals, medical and surgical devices, electronics and controls, internet and cellular communications, cable and satellite television technologies, biotechnology, paper and panelboard manufacturing, and materials engineering.  He also tries complex commercial disputes concerning business and technology issues arising from the design and manufacture of products ranging from medical and surgical devices to athletic shoes.

Jeff has tried dozens of cases as lead counsel in state and federal courts nationwide. He also serves as counsel in transnational arbitration matters. His experience includes proceedings before the International Chamber of Commerce; the Zürich and Stockholm Chambers of Commerce; the London Court of International Arbitration; and the American Arbitration Association.  These matters were conducted in many venues in Europe, the United States and Latin America.

Jeff serves as a guardian ad litem for Fulton County Superior Court. He formerly served as Board president and counsel for Men Stopping Violence, and as a Trustee for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

Among his many accolades, Jeff has been recognized as a leading patent lawyer by IAM Patent 1000, awarded "Georgia IP Litigator of the Year" by Managing Intellectual Property, and named a "US Life Science Star" and awarded "Hatch-Waxman (Branded) Litigator of the Year" by LMG Life Sciences.  He is recognized by The Legal 500 in the area of “Intellectual Property – Patent Litigation”, named among the “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine, included in Georgia Super Lawyers, and named Boss of the Year by the Georgia Association of Legal Secretaries. He has also published works in OTS Journal, the Meso-American Research Reporter, and the American Journal of Botany.

Before practicing law, Jeff worked as a physical chemist.  His published research received financing from the MesoAmerican Institute and the Tulane Fund.