Ralph Marion Tener

Ralph Marion Tener

McCandlish & Lillard, P.C.
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Trademarks
  • California, District of Columbia, Virginia
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Summary

Ralph M. Tener heads McCandlish & Lillard's Information Technology Group. He has practiced computer and intellectual property law for more than fifteen years, working with software and Internet companies from start-up through venture capital investment to sale or merger. He works with information technology and other companies on trademark, copyright, and trade secret protection; software and technology licensing; start-up and venture capital financing; agreements and relationships with developers, resellers, and strategic partners; stock option and other incentive compensation plans; employment and non-competition agreements; online policies, agreements, and terms of service; and corporate matters.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
Additional Practice Areas
  • Computer Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
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Virginia
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Professional Experience
Principal
McCandlish & Lillard P.C.
Current
Education
Michigan State University
B.A.
Activities: Phi Beta Kappa
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University of Virginia School of Law
J.D.
Activities: Raven Society
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar
Member
Current
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Computer Law Association
Member
Current
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Fairfax and American Bar Associations
Founding Memer and Chairman, Computer Law Section
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D.C. Computer Law Forum
Director
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D.C. Computer Law Forum
President
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Assistant Instructor, Computer and Intellectual Property Law, University of Virginia Continuing Education Center, 1999-2000
Author: "Who Owns the Hyperbot? Applied Intellectual Property Rights," Acquisition Issues, April 1992
Guest Lecturer, Copyright Protection of Computer Software, University of Virginia Continuing Education Center, 1991-1998
Lecturer: Software Licensing, National Contract Management Association, 2000-2001; Computer Law, Continuing Legal Education, Fairfax Bar Association, 1987-1988
Listed in: "The Legal Elite," Information Technology and Business Law, Virginia Business, December 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
11350 Random Hills Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
USA
Telephone: (703) 273-2288
Fax: (703) 273-4450