Education

    • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
    • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., Electronics Engineering

    Bar Admissions

    • District of Columbia
    • U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia, Federal Circuits
    • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Dai-Ni Bar Association, Tokyo Japan (retired)
    Who We Are

    Alan J. Kasper

    Alan Kasper is the director of the firm's International Department.  Mr. Kasper's practice includes domestic and international patent law. He represents clients in litigation, renders opinions on patentability, validity and infringement and provides counseling on matters involving licensing, proprietary rights protection, contracting and export control. He advises clients engaged in electrical, semiconductor, network, software/computer-based and mechanical technologies and provides counsel on business method patents inventions. Mr. Kasper was the resident partner in the firm's Tokyo office (1990-1994). Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kasper served as an attorney and later as the Chief Patent Counsel for Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT).  Earlier, he was a Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.