Edward P. Walker

Oliff PLC
277 South Washington Street
Suite 500
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Telephone: (703) 836-6400
Facsimile: (703) 836-2787

Email: ewalker@oliff.com


Senior Counsel

Practices Areas

Computer Science, Litigation, Mechanical, Trademark


Virginia, 1985
Ohio, 1977
U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 1994
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1993
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 2004
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1991
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1993
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1978
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1984


George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, DC, 1986
LL.M., Master of Laws in Patent and Trade Regulation

Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, OH, 1977
J.D., Juris Doctor, cum laude

University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, 1974
B.S.M.E., Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, magna cum laude


"Objective Evidence of Nonobviousness: The Elusive Nexus Requirement", 69 Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society Nos. 4 & 5, April-May, 1987

Past Positions

Office of the Ohio Attorney General, Assistant Attorney
General, 1977-1983

United States Patent and Trademark Office,
Patent Examiner, 1983-1984


American Intellectual Property Law Association - Member
Federal Circuit Bar Association - Member
Ohio State Bar Association - Member
Intellectual Property Owners Association - Member


Tau Beta Pi
Pi Tau Sigma
Blue Key