Brittney A. Smith - McDermott Will & Emery


Brittney Smith* focuses her practice on patent application preparation and prosecution in areas including software, electrical, and mechanical technologies.

While at Georgia Institute of Technology, her project group was accepted to the 2020 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) for comparing how two robots trained via deep reinforcement learning (DRL) performed in a dynamic environment.

*Non-lawyer professional


  • Board Member and IP Ecosystem Program Manager, Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance (GIPA)


Georgia Institute of Technology, MS, Mechanical Engineering, 2022
Kennesaw State University, BS, Computer Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering, summa cum laude, 2020
University of Georgia, Advanced Paralegal Certificate, Intellectual Property, Legal Research, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2017
Vanderbilt University, BA, Communication Studies and English, 2009