Usha Parker

Usha Parker

Counsel | Electrical & Computer Technologies
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  • BSc, Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University
  • MSc, Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech
  • JD, The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

Key Technologies

  • Terrestrial & Satellite Communications
  • Photonic & Electronic Circuits
  • Medical Devices
  • Consumer Devices
  • Data Center Networks & Interconnects
  • Manufacturing Networks
  • Machine Learning
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Power Management Circuits & Systems
  • Automotive Sensors & Systems
  • Semiconductor Design & Processing
  • Imaging & Ranging Systems

Practice Groups

Admitted to Practice

  • US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Virginia 
  • District of Columbia
  • Eastern District of Virginia


  • Washington, DC


Usha Parker focuses her practice on all aspects of patent prosecution related to electrical and mechanical technologies. Usha helps clients protect their intellectual property from the application drafting stage to prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and, when needed, through appeal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

With over a decade of experience working as an engineer at Motorola and at a Navy lab in a variety of areas, Usha effectively and efficiently understands complex inventions. She also prioritizes learning each client’s business goals to develop a strategic approach to protecting their IP. Usha particularly enjoys working with inventors to draft new applications and guide them throughout the patenting process.

Usha’s areas of technical experience include wireless communication, electronic circuits and interconnects, automotive sensor and processing systems, consumer and medical devices, semiconductors and integrated circuit design, machine learning, and software.


  • Chair, Electronics and Computer Law Committee (ECLC), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) – 2023 – present
  • Vice Chair, ECLC – 2021–2023
  • Chair, Preparation and Prosecution Subcommittee of ECLC – 2020–2021


  • Ranked among the top 3% of most active high-tech patent prosecutors—out of 28,843 patent attorneys and agents—in Patexia’s Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report 
  • Member of Tau Beta Pi (engineering), Eta Kappa Nu (electrical engineering), and Kappa Mu Epsilon (mathematics) honor societies


See All Publications
  • Nguyen, P., & Munukutla-Parker, U. (2012). Patents in Electronic Commerce. In Internet Law for the Business Lawyer (Second Edition, pp. 49–65). chapter, ABA Book Publishing.


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