Carlos R. Villamar is a founding partner of The Villamar Firm.*
Areas of Practice: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licensing.
*Mr. Villamar is licensed to practice US state law in Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Villamar is a patent attorney with broad experience assisting clients with foreign and domestic patent application preparation and prosecution, opinion work, litigation, and IP counseling.
Mr. Villamar’s expertise covers a wide variety of technologies, including wired, wireless, optical, terrestrial broadcast and satellite communications, neural networks, fuzzy logic and artificial intelligence, encryption, digital signal processing, speech recognition and language understanding, sound and image processing, video processing, medical imaging, video games, on-line gaming, gaming engines, physics engines, 3D graphics, virtual worlds, Digital Rights Management, e-commerce, cloud computing, military technologies, radar, sonar, fighter aircraft, missiles, ground guidance, heads-up displays, computers and architectures, computer networks and security, semiconductors, device manufacturing, nanotechnology, oil and gas exploration, renewable energy, electrical, solar, thermal and wind power, aquaculture, aquaponics systems, recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), Black Soldier Fly (BSF) composting systems, solar greenhouse systems, automotive technologies, health equipment technologies, and electromechanical technologies.
Prior to founding The Villamar Firm, Carlos gained extensive experience in numerous aspects of intellectual property law as an attorney in large, national general practice and IP boutique law firms and as a patent examiner in the Speech Signal Processing Group of the U.S. Patent Trademark Office.
As an electrical engineer, Mr. Villamar has over nine years of commercial experience, including production design and testing for the Standard Missile Program at the General Dynamics Corporation Missile Systems Group (purchased by Raytheon), high-speed digital logic and computer design for the Advanced Tactical Fighter Program at the Hughes Aircraft Company Radar Systems Group (purchased by Raytheon, and IR&D and design of high-speed digital signal processing and communications systems at the Hughes Aircraft Company Advanced Circuits Technology Center (purchased by Raytheon, spun off as TelASIC and then purchased by MTI).
Education: J.D., The George Washington University Law School(1998); M.S.E.E., California State University, Long Beach, emphasis in Digital Signal Processing & Neural Networks, (1992); and B.S.E.E.,California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, emphasis in Digital Signal Processing, (1987).
Admitted: Virginia, the District of Columbia, the United States Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Virginia Supreme Court, and the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association.
Carlos R. Villamar may be reached by email at or by telephone at (703) 623-4122