Garrett Smith is an accomplished intellectual property lawyer with more than 12 years of experience both in-house and in private practice. He is skilled at providing informed legal counsel to senior leadership and key stakeholders to guide executive decision-making and determine commercial prospects for a variety of technological fields.

Garrett has in-depth experience managing intellectual property portfolios including patents and trademarks, designing intellectual property strategies and resolving disputes. He has drafted and prosecuted patent applications for some of the largest Fortune 500 technology companies across multiple industries, including semiconductor, consumer electronic products, telecommunication technology and software, computer-implemented methods, manufacturing systems and processes, power systems, and medical devices. He routinely researches, investigates, and resolves IP-based complaints, challenging infringers and defending claims.


Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Garrett was general counsel and director of intellectual property for a global e-commerce company. Before that, he was a patent lawyer for the Research Foundation for SUNY. He has also served as an intellectual property lawyer at law firms in both New York and Colorado.


  • University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law  (J.D., 2011)
    • Certificate in Intellectual Property, Franklin Pierce Center of Intellectual Property
  • University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law  (LL.M., 2011)
    • Intellectual Property
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  (B.S., 2008)
    • Mechanical Engineering and Design, Innovation, & Society (Dual Major)


  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities

  • Albany Law School (Adjunct Assistant Professor, Patent Law and Trade Secrets, 2021-2022)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
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