Derek J. Langdon

Langdon Derek

Derek J. Langdon is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on patent prosecution and counseling. Prior to joining Venable, Derek interned at the Federal Communications Commission's Satellite Division, where he performed legal research on communications and administrative law and assisted in the review and initial drafting of rulemaking proceedings and Commission decisions. He previously worked as a mechanical engineer, designing mechanical enclosure prototypes for commercial battery applications.



  • J.D. George Washington University Law School 2019
    • Staff editor, AIPLA Quarterly Journal
    • 1L representative, Space Law Society
    • Member, Student Intellectual Property Law Association
  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering University of Michigan 2013

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Personal Activities

  • Registered patent agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office