Robert H. Berdo

Of Counsel **

Mr. Berdo has been preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and handling other IP matters, since 1992. He focuses on patent applications in the mechanical and electro-mechanical fields, and in the design arts. He also has experience in rendering legal opinions on issues of patent validity and patent infringement, and in client counseling, patent infringement litigation, and patent reexamination and reissue proceedings.


  • George Washington University, JD
  • Old Dominion University, BS, Mechanical Engineering(Summa Cum Laude)

Technical Field

Mr. Berdo's area of expertise is mechanical and electro-mechanical engineering, with special knowledge of medical devices, control systems, internal combustion engines, anti-lock braking systems, safety systems and other vehicular components, industrial machinery, various conveying systems, security components, smart card technology, semiconductor technology, etc. Mr. Berdo is also an expert in all aspects of design patent protection.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court of Appeals for the Fourth circuit


  • English