Bradley Lytle has extensive experience in assisting companies develop commercially valuable patent portfolios. Now a founding attorney at Xsensus, Mr. Lytle is leveraging his decades of knowledge to assist companies with the following needs:

  • Patent preparation and prosecution
  • Corporate IP workflow assessment
  • 101 (Alice) counseling and strategic advice
  • IP strategy counseling
  • Strategic IP planning for upper-level management
  • Enforcement counseling
  • Licensing
  • Preparation of legal opinions
  • Developing patents essential to industry standards

Mr. Lytle’s clients benefit from his unique experience, which spans beyond the field of intellectual property law by including his wealth of technical and engineering, including:

  • Consumer electronics
  • Software and systems integration
  • Videoconferencing equipment and technologies
  • Digital communications
  • RF and wireless communications
  • Internet infrastructure
  • Information technology
  • Internet-of-things (IoT)

Mr. Lytle firmly believes that personal interviews are the most efficient way to obtain patents. Accordingly, he regularly conducts personal interviews with United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) examiners to promote efficient allowance of patents that are relevant to the client’s business objectives.

On top of his intellectual property law expertise, Mr. Lytle has more than a decade of experience as an electrical engineer where he gained an in-depth understanding of:

  • Wireless communications systems
  • Networks
  • Satellite systems
  • Digital receivers and processors
  • A/D converters
  • TDMA/FDMA/CDMA communication systems
  • Spread spectrum devices
  • Embedded and application level software
  • Optics
  • Amplifiers
  • Video display systems
  • Analog and digital circuitry
  • Audio and video processing and recording systems
  • Signal compression and encoding standards
  • Semiconductor manufacturing
  • And more

As a founder at Xsensus, it is Mr. Lytle’s mission to work closely with his clients to develop and maintain large, profitable patent portfolios, both in the U.S. and abroad. He has worked with large, multinational companies in the U.S., Japan, Scandinavia, Saudi Arabia and throughout Europe, helping them to establish their unique position in the current market.

Mr. Lytle also has extensive experience in establishing intellectual property programs and patent portfolios for Universities, especially universities in the MENA region.


  • American University, Washington College of Law (J.D.)
  • George Washington University (M.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • University of Maryland (B.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of Virginia


  • Named a Strategy 300 Global Leader in IAM Strategy 300 (2024)
  • Recognized as one of D.C.’s “Best Lawyers” by in their 2021, 2022 and 2023 Washington D.C.’s Best Lawyers publication.’s recognition of the D.C. region’s top legal talent is based on 13 million peer reviews.
  • Named ‘IP Star’ by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Handbook (2013-2021, 2023). MIP’s listing of the country’s leading intellectual property attorneys is based on surveys and interviews with peers and in-house counsel.
  • Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, named to its list of the top 1000 patent attorneys in the world and is a “Recommended” patent attorney in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area for his patent prosecution expertise (2012-2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022)
  • Virginia Business Magazine Legal Elite (2022, 2023)
  • The Legal 500 U.S., noted as a Recommended Attorney (2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Prior Affiliations

  • Oblon
  • Venable
  • MITRE (Engineering)