Albert Tramposch Esq.

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Tramposch, Albert

Albert Tramposch is Deputy Executive Director for International and Regulatory Affairs at AIPLA, where he serves as a senior advisor to the Executive Director, and has principal day-to-day responsibility for all international intellectual property and regulatory issues of concern to the Association.

Mr. Tramposch is former Director of Policy and International Affairs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where he acted as policy advisor to Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property David Kappos, and oversaw USPTO domestic and international IP policy-related operations. He earlier served as Director of Industrial Property Law at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, where he headed the WIPO team for the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of the Patent Law Treaty in 2000, and was responsible, inter alia, for the Standing Committee on Trademarks, the Standing Committee on Patents, and the Advisory Committee on Enforcement.

In addition to the private practice of intellectual property law, he previously administered programs in intellectual property at George Mason University School of Law and John Marshall Law School, and served as law clerk to the Honorable Pauline Newman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has also acted as consultant to the Presidency of the European Union on matters relating to intellectual property and global challenges.

Mr. Tramposch received his A.B. from The Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. from the University of Washington.