George Marcou has extensive experience prosecuting and litigating intellectual property rights for both domestic and foreign clients, including client counseling, drafting and prosecuting applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and negotiating licensing agreements. He has drafted a number of validity and infringement opinions and has extensive experience in the litigation of intellectual property rights, including computer software patents.
Formerly, Mr. Marcou was a partner with King & Spalding, LLP Intellectual Property Practice Group in Washington, DC. Prior to that, he was a managing partner of Kilpatrick Stockton's Washington, DC office for more than eight years.
Mr. Marcou was on the Adjunct Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University, teaching intellectual property law in its Masters of Applied Science Program from 1990 to 1992, and since 1986, a lecturer on the federal judiciary for the Close Up Foundation. He has been a member of the International Academy of Engineering of Moscow since 1994. Mr. Marcou served as the assistant convener of a panel studying piracy of intellectual property for The Annenberg Washington Program (1988-1989). He also serves as Vice Chair-Alumni Leadership and Regional Gifts for Sidwell Friends School.
J.D., Georgetown with Honors
B.S.M.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Admitted to Practice
United States Patent and Trademark Office
District of Columbia District Court
District of Columbia Bar Association
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