Grüneberg and Myers - Intellectual Property Law


Carlos Villamar


Carlos Villamar



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.

To thoroughly serve clients, Mr. Villamar enjoys elucidating complex concepts in U.S. patent law in an easily-understood way. Seeing his role as part advocate and part guide, he ensures that clients can make well-informed decisions on the intellectual property challenges that their businesses encounter.

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.

In his career, Mr. Villamar has counseled clients as an attorney in large general practice firms, mid-sized IP boutique firms, and in a more personalized small-firm environment. Prior to working in private practice, he served as an Examiner in the Speech Signal Processing Group of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

As an electrical engineer, Mr. Villamar has over nine years of commercial experience, including production design and testing for a multinational aerospace and defense corporation. He also developed his technical expertise working in high-speed digital logic and signal processing, communications systems, and computer design for a major U.S. aerospace and defense contractor 



The George Washington University Law School

California State University, Long Beach
M.S.E.E., emphasis in Digital Signal Processing & Neural Networks

California State Polytechnic University
B.S.E.E., emphasis in Digital Signal Processing


Admissions and Registrations

•   Virginia State Bar
•   District of Columbia
•   U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
•   U.S. Supreme Court
•   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
•   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
•   U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia