Dusty Gwinn is born and raised in Beckley and Meadow Bridge, West Virginia and he has spent his professional life with heavy concentrations of action in Beckley and Morgantown.
Known by many as "DG", Dusty practices in a unique collection of disciplines with a a focus in Business Transactions, Estate Planning, Intellectual Property, and Sport and Entertainment Law. Dusty has spent time working in-house for both private and public corporations and both for-profit and non-profit entities. Representative clients include entrepreneurs, designers, inventors, and several hundred different business entities.
Dusty is currently the principal owner of Wild Dog Management, LLC. He spent 8 years working in technology transfer as a patent attorney and managing the WVU Business Incubator program for the West Virginia University Research Corporation and the WVU Office of Technology Transfer in Morgantown. He has also worked as a business coach with the West Virginia Small Business Development Center ("WVSBDC") and the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority ("NRGRDA"). He is a three-time graduate of West Virginia University. (Biology-2000, MBA-2004, JD -2004) Dusty has also been a founder, partner, and manager of several West Virginia companies, including Light the Way, LLC and A & G Intellectual Property Group, LLC. He is a Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO") and a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Sports Lawyers Association (SLA). He is a graduate of Leadership WV and Leadership Mon, and a 2007 State Journal Generation Next 40 Under 40 honoree.
LICENSURE & ADMISSIONS
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Registered Patent Attorney, Registration Number 56,200, Washington DC, 2004
West Virginia State Bar/West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, 2005
United States Federal Court/ Southern District of West Virginia, 2005
West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, WV, J.D., 2004
West Virginia University College of Business & Economics, Morgantown, WV, M.B.A., 2004
West Virginia University, College of Arts & Sciences, Morgantown, WV
B.A., Biology, 2000
Gwinn Legal, Registered Patent Attorney #56,200 Private Solo Practice – Morgantown/Beckley, WV