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Howard N. Shipley

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(202) 372-9075
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Washington, D.C.
1300 I Street, N.W.
Suite 825
Washington, D.C. 20005


Tysons Corner
8000 Towers Crescent Drive
Suite 1350
Vienna, VA 22182


Education

J.D., The George Mason University School of Law, 1996

B.S., Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1987

Howard N. Shipley is a registered patent attorney and a partner with Gordon & Rees, LLP. His practice includes counseling clients on the strategic use of intellectual property. Mr. Shipley has designed and implemented several major programs for acquiring and enforcing intellectual property rights for his clients. He is experienced in all phases of patent prosecution in a wide variety of technologies, including electronic, software, power plant and energy technologies, and various mechanical applications.

Mr. Shipley is experienced in all aspects of intellectual property litigation including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition cases brought under Lanham Act.  He also has experience leading Inter Partes Review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO. He has experience with unfair trade practice cases at the U.S. International Trade Commission and an international arbitration in Singapore.

Mr. Shipley’s clients have included automotive equipment suppliers in the following technology areas: electronics, seats, engines, safety equipment, interiors and HVAC systems. He has also served as patent counsel to an electric automobile manufacturer. He has represented major industrial and electronics companies on IP issues relating to semiconductors, telecommunication, power generators, compressors, pumps, engines and marine equipment.  He also represents financial services companies and is experienced in IP issues related to the financial services industry.

Mr. Shipley is a former patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and was a law clerk to the Honorable Claude M. Hilton, United States District Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Mr. Shipley is a former nuclear submarine officer and retired as a commander from the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mr. Shipley is a member of the American Nuclear Society.

Admissions

Virginia
District of Columbia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Memberships

American Nuclear Society

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Contact

(202) 372-9075

hshipley@grsm.com


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Washington, D.C.

Tysons Corner

Education

J.D., The George Mason University School of Law, 1996

B.S., Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1987

Howard N. Shipley

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Biography

Howard N. Shipley is a registered patent attorney and a partner with Gordon & Rees, LLP. His practice includes counseling clients on the strategic use of intellectual property. Mr. Shipley has designed and implemented several major programs for acquiring and enforcing intellectual property rights for his clients. He is experienced in all phases of patent prosecution in a wide variety of technologies, including electronic, software, power plant and energy technologies, and various mechanical applications.

Mr. Shipley is experienced in all aspects of intellectual property litigation including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition cases brought under Lanham Act.  He also has experience leading Inter Partes Review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO. He has experience with unfair trade practice cases at the U.S. International Trade Commission and an international arbitration in Singapore.

Mr. Shipley’s clients have included automotive equipment suppliers in the following technology areas: electronics, seats, engines, safety equipment, interiors and HVAC systems. He has also served as patent counsel to an electric automobile manufacturer. He has represented major industrial and electronics companies on IP issues relating to semiconductors, telecommunication, power generators, compressors, pumps, engines and marine equipment.  He also represents financial services companies and is experienced in IP issues related to the financial services industry.

Mr. Shipley is a former patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and was a law clerk to the Honorable Claude M. Hilton, United States District Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Mr. Shipley is a former nuclear submarine officer and retired as a commander from the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mr. Shipley is a member of the American Nuclear Society.

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Virginia
District of Columbia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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American Nuclear Society

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