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Philip R. Smith

Patent Associate
(703) 621.7140 x 139

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


The Pennsylvania State University (B.S. Electrical Engineering, Minor in Biomedical Engineering)
George Mason University School of Law (J.D., Legal & Economic Theory Concentration)


Mr. Smith came to MG-IP following nine years as an Examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, including several years as a Primary Examiner. During his time at the Office, Mr. Smith examined applications in the medical instrument field. His specialties included electronic control systems for endoscopes and endoscopic light sources; image capture and processing systems; and spatial tracking systems for video capsules.