Brian S. Seal
Counsel | Washington, D.C.
P: (202) 808-7364
F: (610) 407-0701
Mr. Seal specializes in patent litigation before federal appellate courts, federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission.  Mr. Seal has broad experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including conducting pre-filing diligence, developing litigation strategies, managing discovery, drafting motions and pleadings, taking and defending depositions, and presenting oral argument in jury trials, bench trials, and appeals. 
From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Seal was the managing attorney of Highbury Chapman LLC, where he specialized in patent litigation covering telecommunications and electronics. From 2001 to 2009, he was a patent litigator at Howrey LLP, where his experience covered a wide range of technologies, including wireless telecommunications, interactive voice response technology, business intelligence systems, electronic billing systems, memory integrated circuits, semiconductor-based accelerometers, and the design and manufacturing of golf balls.
Mr. Seal was also a judicial law clerk at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, where he drafted bench memoranda and panel opinions in cases involving patents, trademarks, and international trade. 
Mr. Seal is a member of RatnerPrestia's Litigation Group.
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Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • J.D., University of Alabama (2000)
  • B.A., University of Virginia (1997)

  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia (2001-present)
    • Chair of the Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section, Federal Circuit Committee (2005-2006)
    • Chair of the Patent, Trademark & Copyright Section, Amicus Committee (2004-2005)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (2001-present)
  • American Bar Association (2001-present)

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