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Ralph Albrecht

Ralph Albrecht

Reston Law Group, LLP
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Patents ...
  • District of Columbia, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Virginia
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Ralph P. Albrecht is a US Registered Patent Attorney, an intellectual property (IP) lawyer specializing in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and related business transactions, licensing, contracts, and enforcement and litigation. Ralph works in northern Virginia and has offices in Reston, VA, and works with clients from Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Fauquier, Montgomery counties, as well as throughout the DMV, Washington, DC metropolitan area from Baltimore, MD, to Roanoke, VA, to Washington, DC. A former Am-Law 100 law firm Practice Group Leader, Ralph is experienced in management and leading lawyers and legal practices, as well as practicing in all areas of IP. Ralph during and after his undergraduate BS in electrical engineering with a computer engineering option from Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, VA USA, began his professional career as a Systems Engineer with international computer company IBM Corporation, serving in various research and development positions, working first in an ergonomics lab for advanced avionic systems and controls & displays, and later in submarine command control systems integration, moved to headquarters in technical marketing to higher education, before specializing in technical marketing and sales, as an IT consultant, client marketing representive to financial and securities companies, travel industry, higher education, and legal and general business, and later attended night school to earn his JD in intellectual property law at George Mason University, in Fairfax, VA USA specializing in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets and know-how law. A member of the DC and VA bars, and USPTO registered patent attorney, Ralph brings his technical, entrepreneurial, and legal expertise to bear to counsel clients in various business transactions, IP protection, licensing and enforcement, and business contract and licensing law.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts
Intellectual Property
Patent Prosecution
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Additional Practice Areas
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Free Consultation
    1 hour initial consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 456367
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
ID Number: 43,466
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Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 72633
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Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Partner, US Registered Patent Lawyer, IP Attorney
Reston Law Group, LLP
- Current
David, Brody & Dondershine, LLP
merged effective January 1, 2023 with McMahon, Welch & Learned, PLLC to form Reston Law Group, LLP
Co-Founder and Partner
formerly Albrecht, Tousi & Farnum, PLLC
Co-Chair, Patent Prosecution Practice Group, Partner
Venable LLP
previously with Lane, Aitken & McCann, LLP, merged in May 2000
Associate, IP Associate Lawyer, Patent Attorney
Sterne, Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
Advisory Client Marketing Representative, Account Marketing Representative, Systems Engineer
IBM Corporation
IBM Owego, NY; IBM Newport, RI; IBM Jacksonville, FL; IBM Baltimore, MD; IBM Washington, DC; IBM Rockville, MD;
George Mason University School of Law
IP Law Track
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
cum laude, Electrical Engineering
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar  # 72633
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District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Registered Patent Attorney
US Patent & Trademark Office
Websites & Blogs
ATFirm PLLC Website
Reston Law Group, LLP Website
Contact & Map
Reston Law Group, LLP
2100 Reston Parkway, Suite 450
Reston, VA 20191
Telephone: (571) 446-2844
Cell: (703) 304-0086
Fax: (202) 264-2226
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 9 AM - 5 PM