C. Lamont Whitham is of counsel to the firm. He was the founding principal of the firm of Whitham, Curtis & Whitham. He received the degree of Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from The George Washington University in 1961 and the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland in 1967. Mr. Whitham is admitted to the Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia Bars. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Whitham is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Whitham worked as an electrical engineer performing digital and computer system design. Mr. Whitham was a Patent Examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and a Patent Advisor for the Harry Diamond Laboratories of the U.S. Army Material Command and the U.S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory while in law school. After law school, Mr. Whitham was a trial attorney in the Patent Section of the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, prior to entering private practice. Mr. Whitham is a member of the Fairfax County Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Whitham is also a life member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a member of Tau Beta Pi and an Extra Class licensed radio amateur.
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