Protect Your Ideas.
Silicon Valley's Leading Authority on Patent Strategies Since 1992.
Patent Strategies Tailored for You.
We help your company employ strategies to develop strong patent portfolios to support your business objectives and ensure a strong market position. We counsel clients in all areas of Intellectual Patent protection, licensing, and enforcement in the U.S. and throughout the world.
We obtain, license and litigate patents across numerous technologies, spanning the gamut from:
Electrical Technology Patents
Chemical Innovation Patents
Biological & Life Sciences Patents
Intellectual Property Law Practice
The comprehensive expertise of our intellectual property practice extends across a broad range of services, from patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law to advice on domain names, security interests in intellectual property and licensing.
We Create Great Patent Protection, for Great Companies Big and Small.
Why Use Carr & Ferrell LLP?
1: We are Easy to Work With
We do the writing and take very little of your inventors’ time.
The general flow for patents is a 45 minute disclosure call, and an hour or two to review our draft before filing.
2: Fast Turnaround
Provisional Patent applications typically take less than a week (same day/next day filings are also available).
Utility patent applications are filed within 28 days.
3: Costs are Predictable
Many of our projects are charged on a flat fee basis and estimates are always available.
4: We are Strategy-Forward
We start every IP relationship and project with a plan.
5: Always Informed
Our processes and friendly staff will be in continuous contact on each step of the project.
John Ferrell, founding partner, focuses on creating and defending market monopolies!
Carr & Ferrell’s patent practice brings one of the nation’s leading teams of patent professionals to bear on the complexities and nuances of patent law, from securing the protection of ideas to the commercialization and enforcement of patents.
John is a founding partner of Carr & Ferrell LLP, one of Silicon Valley’s foremost technology and litigation law firms, and specializes in patent litigation and intellectual property matters. He is Chair of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.
Spend an hour or so in this book with patent strategist, John Ferrell, as he draws upon years of real-life experience to provide you with insight into issues such as how to decide when an invention is worth patenting, how to select a strong trademark, the purpose of registering a copyright, and how to protect a trade secret.