PROTECT YOUR IDEAS

SILICON VALLEY’S LEADING AUTHORITY ON PATENT STRATEGIES SINCE 1992

We Create Great Patent Protection, for Great Companies big and small.

COMPANIES WE HAVE REPRESENTED

HITACHI

APPLE

FACEBOOK

CISCO

SONY

INTUIT

Author of Monopoly Protection

John S. Ferrell, Esq.

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.


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.

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:

Business Method Patents

Electrical Technology Patents

Software Patents

Chemical Innovation Patents

Mechanical 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.

Copyrights

We will expertly handle your Registrations, Work-For-Hire and License agreements, Infringements, Take-Down notices, music and video Synchronization Rights, Public Performance issues, and all other matters related to works of authorship.

Patents

Utility patents, Design patents, Plant patents, Mask Works protection, Vessel Hull Designs, including Patent protection in all technologies.

Trademarks

We will register, protect and litigate your brand rights, URLs, Domain Names, Service Marks, Trade Dress, and Privacy; against Infringement, Counterfeit, Unfair Competition, Business Libel and Slander.

Strategic IP

We help great Companies large and small create powerful, Monopoly IP protection using proven strategies, tested by thousands of our technology clients over the past decades. We will help design a Monopoly Strategy just for you.

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"John's list of clients speaks for itself. John is a super smart technologist and businessman who is surprisingly personable. I think that's what gives John the ability to represent everything from giant corporations like Sony to tiny companies that end up making world changing social networks."

"John has extensive experience in the patent and copyright law arena. He understands how to think strategically about how to increase the value of a company through patents and not just filing a patent for its own sake. If you want to understand how patents can increase your company's ultimate value then this is the book for you."

– Dan Figueroa, Director of Legal & Business Affairs; Corporate Counsel at Sony Computer Entertainment America

– Will Bunker, Founder of Match.com

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

FastTurnaround

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

AlwaysInformed

Our processes and friendly staff will be in continuous contact on each step of the project.

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Meet John S. Ferrell, Esq.

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.


John's practice focuses on creating and defending market monopolies by organizing and leveraging intellectual property assets. Litigation emphasis includes patent infringement, patent appeals and post grant reviews, internet defamation removal and takedown, trade secret theft, cyber extortion,and other business and commercial torts. Representation includes a wide range of highly technical fields, including cybersecurity, semiconductors, communications, computer, software, social networking, wireless, bio- and eco-engineering.

HONORS & AWARDS

"John Ferrell has proven for me to be the 'guru' of business and legal advice and provided me the opportunity to play with the biggest companies in the world. Buy this book and get ready to succeed."

- Stephen Key, successful inventor and bestselling author of One Simple Idea

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