Professional Biography

Terrence (Terry) J. Wikberg Partner

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Terry Wikberg is a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property group. Terry's practice focuses on patent, trademark, trade dress and trade secret litigation, as well as strategic counseling, patent prosecution and intellectual property portfolio development. He has extensive litigation experience at both the U.S. International Trade Commission and in U.S. Federal District courts throughout the country. He has represented both U.S. and Asian based clients in a wide variety of technological areas, including welding and cutting equipment, power supplies and power generation equipment, laser manufacturing systems, laser vision correction systems, mobile communications and networks, fiber optics, camera and projector optics, aircraft engines, video gaming technology, data encryption, sporting goods and equipment, golf balls and golf equipment, consumer electronics, medical devices, robotic, automated and semi-autonomous systems and manufacturing cells, virtual and augmented reality training systems and digital media storage devices.

Prior to attending law school, Terry had a successful career as Director of Engineering in the aviation industry, where he supervised product development, implementation and support for passenger-to-cargo conversion modification kits for large commercial aircraft, which included the design and implementation of significant exterior and interior structural modifications, hydraulic actuation and control systems, smoke detection systems and cargo restraint systems. Terry’s experience as Director of Engineering also included obtaining FAA Supplemental Type Certificates for numerous modifications on multiple aircraft type, and assisting with incident investigation. Terry’s aviation experience also includes a detailed understanding of aircraft structural and aerodynamic design, aircraft avionics and controls systems, and aircraft power plants.

Professional Leadership

  • Adjunct Professor of Patent Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Master in the Science of Law/Patent Law Program

Related Employment

  • Paul Hastings, Washington, D.C., Associate
  • Sughrue Mion PLLC, Washington, D.C., Associate

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2000, Member, Maryland Law Review
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, 1992