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The Capitol Patent & Trademark Law Firm, PLLC®

The Capitol Patent & Trademark Law Firm® (“CAPPAT®”), located in Alexandria, Virginia, provides representation across the full spectrum of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyright, licensing, unfair competition, trade secrets and related litigation. The firm serves both Fortune 500 companies and individual entrepreneurs, with clients located throughout the United States and worldwide. The primary objective of CAPPAT® is to combine the legal expertise and high quality work product of a large law firm, with the service orientation and other advantages of a small law firm. CAPPAT® believes that its legal services can and should be delivered in a service-oriented manner, with each client’s needs and priorities – from staffing of matters, to response time to billing arrangements – being addressed on an individualized basis.

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Our quality standards apply also in terms of service, technical expertise and advice. Our dedicated employees are happy to assist you with know-how and experience in your daily business.


The Team

We believe in a diverse range of personel to bring creative skills, thoughts, and ideas to the table.



Since 1970 Mr. Adams has focused his legal practice on obtaining patent, trademark and copyright protection for individuals and companies. Mr. Adams represents multi-national companies before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, U.S. Copyright Office and foreign… read more

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In addition to traditional intellectual property services, CAPPAT® also offers patent, trademark and technology valuation services. CAPPAT’s® primary objective is to combine the expertise and high quality work product of a large business valuation firm with the… read more


John Curtin

For over 25 years Mr. Curtin has focused his legal practice on the enforcement of patent, copyright and trademark rights in the Federal Courts of the United States and before the International Trade Commission. He has also obtained patent, copyright and trademark… read more



Wendy Koba has over thirty years of experience as a patent attorney, the last fourteen in private practice. Prior to that Wendy worked as a patent attorney with AT&T Bell Labs for nineteen years. Wendy focuses her practice on the preparation of patent… read more


Eugene Rosenthal – Of Counsel

Eugene Rosenthal has over twenty five years of experience as a patent attorney. Eugene has worked as a patent attorney at Bell Labs for AT&T, Lucent, and Alcatel-Lucent. Eugene also spent some time at Philips. Eugene focuses his practice on the preparation of… read more



For the past 20 years Mr. Ruland has focused his legal practice on obtaining patent, trademark and copyright protection for individuals and companies before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, U.S. Copyright Office and foreign patent offices. Mr. Ruland has been… read more



  • Our Managing Partner has over 25 years of legal experience.
  • We have technical expertise in communications, software, big data, water treatment, encryption, electronics and chemical compositions.
  • Unique Litigation and licensing expertise. We routinely litigate in the Alexandria federal court, known as the “Rocket Docket”. Our licensing prowess has netted millions of dollars for our clients from the likes of Microsoft and others.


From time to time CAPPAT® attorneys work with acknowledged experts in developing patent strategies. For example, experts may help identify potential licensees for a client’s technology. Other times experts help evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a patent held by a client’s competitor. Some of the experts (and their area of expertise) CAPPAT® has close relationships with are:


  • Arthur “Skip” Bishop, President, Bishop Tennis, Inc. (High Technology Based Construction Techniques, Including Air Structures (bubbles), Laser Grading, and Innovative Sport & Recreation Platforms)
  • Eric Dean, M.C. Dean & Company, (Internet & Software Engineering)
  • Sofia Midkiff, President, Yaya Learning, LLC (Educational Devices, including Language & Learning Based Technology)
  • Darian Muresan, Ph.D, President, Digital Multi-Media Design (Digital Imaging Hardware & Algorithms)
  • Ken Pilecek, Senior Consultant and Marketing Director, Accuvoice, (Speech recognition, customer relationship management (CRM), call center software, enterprise software and integration business applications software)
  • Michael Uttaro, Ph.D, President, Tactical Operations Support Services LLC. (Electronic Security, Command & Control Communication Systems)
  • Patrick Hughes, President & CEO, Reverse Ionizer, LLC (clean tech, energy efficiency systems for buildings and facilities as well as other commercial, residential and industrial applications).
  • Imran Chaudhri, Founding Partner, CEO/COO, Apixio and additional companies (big data, social networks, and healthcare technology)

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