Phillip Morton's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling across a wide range of technologies, with a particular emphasis on patent litigation. He has litigated a variety of intellectual property matters in district courts throughout the country, the International Trade Commission and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He also has significant experience as local counsel in the "rocket docket" of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, leading cases in that district from filing through trial.

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  • George Washington University Law School
    JD, With honors, 2005

  • Arizona State University
    BS, Electrical Engineering
    magna cum laude, 2001

Admissions & Credentials

Registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)


District of Columbia


  • Federal Circuit Bar Association

  • International Trade Commission Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Bar Association - Intellectual Property Law Section

  • Virginia Bar Association

  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500: Intellectual Property: Patents - Litigation