Attorney Bradford E. Kile, Of Counsel


Attorney Bradford E. Kile specializes in acquiring intellectual property/information technology (“IP/IT”) positions for clients and developing IP/IT strategies worldwide.  Mr. Kile enforces clients’ IP/IT rights through litigation, arbitration, and mediation.

  • Mr. Kile  was conferred a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from The Ohio State University in 1966.  He received  from George Washington University School of Law a J.D. degree in 1971 and an LL.M. with highest honors in 1978.
  • Mr. Kile is a member of the bars of the United States Supreme Court; the Federal, Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits; the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia and pro hac vice before U.S. Federal District Courts in Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.
  • He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office – Reg. No. 25,223.
  • Following service as a Patent Examiner at 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 IP/IT cases in Federal district court litigation, as well as appeals to various Courts of Appeals, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and international arbitrations.
  • Mr. Kile has served as an expert witness on behalf of the USPTO involving patent prosecution issues.
  • In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Kile is a Fellow of the Inn for the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court, and previously was an Adjunct Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law (1997 – 2013: IP Appellate Practice and Procedure), and a Patent Judge with the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Mr. Kile has spoken at numerous seminars and other 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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