Education

  • J.D., LL.M. (with highest honors), George Washington University (1970, 1978);
  • B. Mech. Engr., The Ohio State University (1966)

Substantive Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Trademark and Service Marks
  • Copyrights
  • IP/IT Licensing
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (D.C., Fourth Circuit)
  • U.S. District Courts (Alabama, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington)
  • Commonwealth of Virginia

United States Patent and Trademark Office

  • Reg. No. 25,223

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Fellow of the Inn – Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Circuit Historical Society
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Bradford E. Kile

phone: 202-789-3960

fax: 202-789-1813

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Bradford Kile specializes in acquiring intellectual property/information technology (“IP/IT”) positions for clients and developing IP/IT strategies worldwide. Mr. Kile is experienced in acquiring, licensing and enforcing clients intellectual property rights through litigation, arbitration, and mediation.

Following service as a Patent Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Mr. Kile served as a law clerk for the United States Court of Federal Claims dealing with cases filed against the Federal government for violation of privately owned intellectual property rights.

Mr. Kile has extensive experience in licensing and litigation having been lead counsel in over sixty intellectual property/information technology cases in Federal district court litigation where issue was joined, as well as appeals to various Courts of Appeals, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Kile has represented clients in international arbitrations in Paris and has served as an expert witness on behalf of the USPTO involving patent prosecution issues.

Mr. Kile was elected and served as an international partner in the law firm of Baker & McKenzie before forming his own firm specializing in acquiring and enforcing client’s intellectual property rights.

In addition to his private legal practice Mr. Kile was an Adjunct Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law for IP Appellate Practice and Procedure 1997 – 2013 and a former Patent Judge with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is a Fellow of the Inn of the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court and has achieved an AV Preeminent for Thirty Years Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Mr. Kile has spoken at numerous programs on IP/IT issues and authored Legal ‘X-Games’ Risk: Officer and Director Passive Retention of Personal Liability for Patent Infringement, 7 IP Litigator 11 (2001); and “Lotus v. Borland-Copyright Protection of Computer Software in a State of Transition,” Copyright World, 1995.

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