Terrence L. B. Brown

Terrence Brown was born in Washington, D.C., and lives in McLean, Virginia.

Terrence is a former Patent Examiner in Group 330 of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Most of his time is devoted to preparation, filing, and prosecuting patent applications for mid-size businesses, multi-billion dollar corporations, and independent inventors. Terrence has prepared and filed appeals before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. He has written numerous patent infringement and validity opinions, and helped clients design around competitor’s patents, as well as represented clients in patent litigation. Terrence negotiates and prepares agreements for the transfer and licensing of intellectual property rights for clients to suit their particular requirements.

Terrence Brown is currently a member (a Master) of the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court in Washington, D.C. (the first Inn of Court directed solely to intellectual property law), and has had engineering design and testing experience at International Harvester (now Navistar International).

Terrence enjoys traveling, hiking, and swimming, as well as scuba diving.

Languages include English, Dutch, and German.

Admitted to Practice:

  • District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Education:
  • Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ.), B.S. Agric. Engineering (now Biological Systems Engineering), 1984
  • Virginia Tech, B.A. German, 1985
  • George Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1990
Memberships:
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)