Antigone Peyton

Chair, Intellectual Property and Technology Law PracticeProtorae Law ConnectContact

Antigone leads the Intellectual Property and Technology Law practice at Protorae Law. Antigone focuses on intellectual property litigation and IP portfolio management and growth strategies involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Her litigation and counseling practices also include unfair competition, DMCA violations, computer fraud, and technology law issues including social media, IoT, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. Antigone has acted as lead trial counsel and appellate counsel in federal civil lawsuits across the United States and has a significant litigation practice in the Eastern District of Virginia (the “Rocket Docket”). Additionally, Antigone has represented clients before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).

Antigone’s clients range from technology start-ups to international corporations. She has represented companies involved in high stakes intellectual property litigation over technologies that range from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to Internet, software, cyber security, telecommunication, and aerospace technologies. Antigone has significant experience involving e-discovery related technologies and practices. She has also helped consumer products companies manage and grow brand-related assets, including companies focused on fitness, food, cosmetics, and apparel products.

Having worked for former Chief Administrative Law Judge Paul Luckern at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the Honorable Kimberly Moore at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit), Antigone brings a practical perspective to her litigation and client counseling practice.

Before she joined Protorae Law Antigone founded Cloudigy Law, an intellectual property boutique firm. Previously, Antigone was a litigator at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, in Washington, DC and managed the firm’s electronic litigation group focused on e-discovery. Before law school, Antigone conducted scientific research involving clinical and pre-clinical biophysics and magnetic resonance studies at a large university medical center. All of these experiences sharpened her focus on business needs and the practical aspects of innovation efforts when crafting legal solutions—a perspective often missing in the legal field.