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Portrait of Ronald E. ShapiroMr. Shapiro has more than 30 years of experience in trademark, copyright, and licensing matters. He represents clients in the clearance, registration and enforcement of trademarks and in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He also represents clients in the registration and enforcement of copyrights and industrial design rights. Mr. Shapiro has negotiated and drafted numerous complex agreements involving the acquisition and licensing of a broad spectrum of technologies and intellectual property rights.


George Washington University; Washington, DC (LL.M. in Patent and Trade Regulation Law, 1983)

University of Maryland School of Law; Baltimore, MD (J.D., with Honors, 1978)

  • Recipient, William P. Cunningham Award for Exceptional Achievement and Service (1978)
  • Editor-in-Chief, The Maryland Law Forum (1977-1978)
  • Managing Editor, The Maryland Law Forum (1976-1977)

Johns Hopkins University; Baltimore, MD (B.A., with Honors, 1975)

Bar Admissions/Court Admissions

Maryland (1978); District of Columbia (1984); Virginia (1990)

U.S. Tax Court (1979)

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (1979)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1984)

U.S. Supreme Court (1984)

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

American Bar Foundation, Fellow

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Fairfax County Bar Association

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

International Trademark Association

Professional Achievements

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Reviewing Rating: AV Preeminent