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Tammy L. Pasto

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At a Glance

Industry Experience

Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Arts

David A. Clarke School of Law


University of Mary Washington


Tammy L. Pasto joined Potomac Patent Group of Fredericksburg, now Patent Portfolio Builders PLLC (“PPB“), in 2004. Tammy has twenty years of experience working in the patent and trademark field, both foreign and domestic.


Initially, Tammy used her many years of experience as a legal patent assistant to assist the founding partner in setting up operations, as well as providing docketing, billing, correspondence, and other support for the relatively new firm. Using her past experience, including managing and supervising a new applications department, foreign filing department, and docketing department, Tammy implemented procedures to provide efficiency and growth in the firm.


While working as a legal patent assistant, Tammy decided to attend law school full-time in Washington, DC. Tammy continued to work at the firm while attending law school and raising her family. After graduating in May 2011, she studied for and passed the Virginia Bar Exam in 2011. Receiving her license to practice law, Tammy began working at PPB as an attorney. Her legal experience at PPB involved commencing a trademark law practice area.


Tammy’s trademark experience includes providing opinions for proposed trademark use, preparing and filing new trademarks, and trademark prosecution in both the U.S. and foreign countries.


Tammy is authorized to practice before the U.S. Trademark Office. Tammy also uses her keen attention to detail and legal experience to undertake U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, as well as special legal projects. Tammy engages in patent prosecution in the fields of computer, electrical, and mechanical arts. She is currently in the process of taking the necessary steps to practice before the U.S. Patent Office.



Juris Doctor, UDC – David A. Clarke School of Law, 2011

B.L.S., University of Mary Washington, Psychology and Law, 2007


Other Education

Attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, NY


Bar Admissions

Virginia State Bar

Physics, Nanotechnology, Semiconductors, Telecommunications,

Optics & Medical Devices

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