Anna Z. Lloyd is an attorney in the firm’s Electrical Patent Prosecution practice group, where she works with clients to effectively acquire patents.

Ms. Lloyd’s patent prosecution experience spans a wide range of technologies, including optical networking, consumer electronics, semiconductor device fabrication and business methods. Having worked as a Patent Examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Ms. Lloyd understands effective prosecution techniques and examiner interviewing strategies. She has examined patent applications in the area of signal multiplexing, including code division multiple access (CDMA) and other mobile communication technologies.

During her graduate studies, Ms. Lloyd focused on nanostructure design and fabrication, as well as analysis and design of micro-electrical mechanical systems. While working toward her technical degrees, she was a software development intern at the Educational Testing Service, working on a software testing application for visually impaired test takers.


  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (M.S.)
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Carnegie Mellon University (B.S.)
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professional Affiliations

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