Of Counsel

(703) 677-3003

Primary Areas of Practice: mechanical patent prosecution, licensing and transactional counseling.

Mr. Glenn has had over 35 years experience in the field of intellectual property, including experience as in-house counsel (at Altria and Rocketdyne), as a government patent attorney (at NASA Headquarters) and as outside counsel (at Cushman, Darby & Cushman;  Burns, Doane, Swecker & Mathis;  Schwartz, Jefffrey, Mack, Blumenthal & Evans).

Mr. Glenn’s in-house experiences have included addressing both domestic and foreign patent prosecution; drafting and negotiating IP related agreements including settlements and licenses; executing freedom to use clearances; counseling management on various patent and trade secret matters; and executing client education initiatives regarding IP and finding acceptable solutions to difficult IP contract matters.

His experiences in other professional roles have included extensive patent prosecution in aero-mechanical matters (pumps and rocket motors), laser optical matters, automated material handling, turbine systems, automotive technologies, packaging, printing and paper making machinery and valving.  His experience also has included a heavy share of rendering legal advice on patent and data management, government contracts, ITC and litigation support work.

Mr. Glenn has been named amongst Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite”.

Legal History: Senior Counsel and then Associate General Counsel – Patents, Altria Client Services, Inc.;  Senior Patent Attorney – NASA Headquarters;  Associate – Schwartz, Jefffrey, Mack, Blumenthal & Evans; Associate ­ Burns, Doane, Swecker & Mathis;  Patent Attorney – Rocketdyne Division of Rockwell International;  Associate – Cushman, Darby & Cushman.

Education: University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 1978); University of Virginia School of Engineering (B.S., Aerospace Engineering, with Distinction 1973).

Admitted: District of Columbia; California: Virginia (IP Practices); United States Patent and Trademark Office; United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.