Edward J. Radlo

Bio: Edward J. Radlo

Ed is a highly experienced patent attorney who represents many prominent corporations and universities. Ed is with Radlo IP Law Group, cooperating with our Bay Area office.

Ed engages in patent prosecution, licensing, export control compliance, and patent litigation in the fields of telecommunications, computer hardware and software, data security, cryptography, and semiconductor processing.  He successfully represented the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in litigation defending MIT's famous RSA patent, the basic patent in public key cryptography.  He has authored many publications in cryptography and the law, patent harmonization, and other topics, and has been a frequent speaker at legal and scientific symposia.

Ed has a particular interest in international patenting, and has worked with the American Bar Association in this area for many years.  He represented the ABA at the Diplomatic Conference to Adopt the Patent Law Treaty, held in Geneva, Switzerland.  He is proficient in French.

He was formerly a partner with Fenwick & West LLP and Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, and the Patent Counsel of Ford Aerospace Corporation.  He served as a law clerk on the Supreme Court of Rhode Island.  

Ed has dedicated his professional career to helping startups, established corporations, and universities protect, develop, and monetize their intellectual property, and comply with export control laws.  The following are among the companies and universities he has represented:




                Space Systems/Loral



                Washington University


Edward J. Radlo - Radlo IP Group

ph: 408.827.4120


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State Bar of California

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

State Bar of Rhode Island (inactive)

Canadian Patent Bar (inactive)


Harvard Law School, J.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., Mathematics