BRADFORD E. KILE
The George Washington University School of Law, J.D., LLM
The Ohio State University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering
District of Columbia
Mr. 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.
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 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, 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 was an Adjunct Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law - IP Appellate Practice and Procedure 1997 – 2013 and is a Fellow of the Inn for the Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court, and a former Patent Judge with the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Mr. Kile was graduated in 1966 from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree. He holds a J.D. degree from George Washington University School of law 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.
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.