About the Firm

About the FirmRahman LLC is an intellectual property (IP) centric law firm focusing on patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and other IP-related matters. With a broad range of experience, the firm successfully partners with clients to offer a strategic and cost-effective attorney-client relationship. Rahman LLC represents Fortune 100 companies, small-to-mid size enterprises, individuals, government contractors, the military, and other government entities. The firm advises clients on both domestic and international IP matters.


About the FirmAbout the FirmRahman LLC is organized as a niche IP firm motivated by working with complex technology matters for technology-driven clients. The firm includes attorneys and professionals embodying various proficiencies, who collectively have decades of legal experience. The firm is conveniently located in the Baltimore-Washington corridor with easy access to the United States Patent & Trademark Office, the International Trade Commission, as well as state and federal courts.

Focused Capabilities

Focused CapabilitiesRahman LLC focuses on the following areas:

  • Patent & Trademark Preparation & Prosecution
  • Litigation: trademark oppositions & cancellations, patent reexaminations
  • Patent Opinions: search, validity, infringement
  • Trademark Opinions: search, availability, dilution
  • Licensing & technology transfer
  • Trade Secrets, Unfair Competition, Data Rights
  • In-person USPTO Examiner interviews
  • Patent claim charting: infringement, invalidity
  • Patent Drafting/Analysis for Technology Standards:
  • DVB-C/H/T
  • MediaFLO
  • CMMB
  • PAL
  • ATSC
  • NTSC
  • Bluetooth
  • Zigbee (IEEE 802.15.4-2003)
  • LTE (4G)
  • WiFi (IEEE 802.11xxx)


About the Firm

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) – Maryland/DC certified minority enterprise
  • Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • City of Baltimore certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Howard County certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • AV-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • National Association of Minority and Women-Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)
  • Secret-level security clearance (attorney-specific)

Technical Proficiencies

Rahman LLC’s registered patent attorneys and professionals possess diverse backgrounds, degrees, experience, and training in multiple disciplines allowing for broad-based technical proficiency. Some of the categories of technical focus include:

  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Methods
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Hardware
  • Consumer Goods & Products
  • Data Encryption
  • Design Patents
  • Electronics, Processing & Circuitry
  • Information Technology
  • Material Science
  • Mechanical Systems & Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Military Technologies
  • Semiconductors & Manufacturing
  • Sensors
  • Software
  • Telecommunications & Wireless
  • Video Decoding & Transmission
  • Vitamins & Food Supplements