WEST VIRGINIA'S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SPECIALISTS HELPING ARTISTS, ENGINEERS, AND ENTREPRENEURS BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN THEIR IDEAS AND THE MARKETPLACE.
Akers Gwinn was established in 2017 and is dedicated to assisting artists, engineers, entrepreneurs and businesses with intellectual property and other business matters. We offer our clients a wide range of business services and are here to help you grow and protect your ideas and your business. Contact us today for a free consultation and find out how Akers Gwinn can help you succeed!
ROBERT E. AKERS DUSTY GWINN
Robert E. Akers has more than twenty years of experience in practicing law and in business and engineering management. He currently focuses his legal practice on intellectual property and business/entrepreneurship, but he also has extensive experience with the development of minerals and surface real property. Before becoming an attorney, Robert enjoyed a career in business management and engineering focused primarily on implementing and managing contracts to design and build factory automation machinery. Robert is licensed to practice law in West Virginia, Ohio, and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Dusty Gwinn has been practicing law for seventeen years. He has represented both public and private universities in a diverse range of matters. Dusty has also been very active all across the State of West Virginia with entrepreneurship and business development, including managing a business incubator and being general counsel to a shopping mall. He is licensed to practice law in West Virginia and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Dusty has also represented numerous athletes as a National Football League Players Association Certified Contract Advisor and a Women's National Basketball Association Certified Agent and Olympic agent.