Brett Gardner

Attorney
Brett focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Brett Gardner, Attorney, Washington, DC at Arent Fox LLP

Brett has worked with a broad range of technologies, including image processing, robotics, electrical circuits, networking, consumer appliances, aeronautics, computer systems, and wireless communications. Brett resides in the firm’s Washington, DC office.

 

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Brett was an associate at two intellectual property boutiques in Washington D.C where he focused on the preparation and prosecution of patents. His experience also includes serving as a patent examiner at the USPTO, in Alexandria, Virginia. In this position, he examined technologies, including image processing, networking, communications, software, and controls.

Before that, Brett spent a number of years as an electrical engineer at Orbital Sciences Corporation in Chandler, Arizona. As an engineer, he played a key role in the design, integration, validation, and launch of rockets, including those under the Minotaur and Ground-based Midcourse Defense programs.

During law school, Brett worked as an intern at Hypertherm Inc. in Hanover, New Hampshire where he worked on electrical technologies related to the company’s high powered plasma cutters. He supported in-house counsel in prosecuting patents and managing licensing issues and pre-litigation matters

  • Practices
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • Arizona Bar
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • US Patent and Trademark Office Bar
  • Education
    University of New Hampshire School of Law
    JD
    2011
    Utah State University
    BS
    Electrical Engineering
    2005