Albert Keyack is the European Patent Office Attaché to the USA. He previously served for four years as the USA Attaché to Latin America, based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mr. Keyack began his career at a boutique patent law firm in Philadelphia where his practice included both patent prosecution and litigation. He has also practiced in general practice law firms and served as in house counsel for both large companies and start-ups in Silicon Valley. He has counseled clients in all types of matters involving patents across a broad array of technologies as well as in a variety of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financing and patent licensing. Mr. Keyack earned a degree in Engineering from Villanova University and a law degree from Rutgers University. He resides in Washington, DC.