Carr & Ferrell LLP is a full-service law firm uniquely positioned to provide strategic patent and intellectual property, corporate, financing and litigation services. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley's technology and venture capital community, our attorneys leverage their technical, business and legal expertise to help emerging companies and investors transform business concepts into industry leading enterprises.


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Carr & Ferrell's Corporate Practice consists of a group of experienced attorneys who provide expert and practical counsel to innovative technology and science start-ups in the areas of corporate formation, venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions and complex licensing transactions.
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Carr & Ferrell is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the ideas and innovations that drive businesses around the world. With a dedicated team of over 20 professionals specializing in intellectual property law, our Menlo Park-based law firm offers the full scope of services in virtually every technology and product category.
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The Litigation team includes many seasoned trial lawyers who have successfully tried numerous cases to conclusion before judge and juries. Over recent years, our cases have included large litigations, where achieving a successful resolution was critical to our clients’ businesses.
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Carr & Ferrell Defeats Motion to Dismiss Complaint Filed Against ALZA Corporation for Correction of Inventorship Claim on J&J Patent Covering Concerta®

Silver Peak Systems Announces Multiple New Patents

Carr & Ferrell is pleased to congratulate Silver Peak Systems, which announced that the USPTO awarded the company multiple patents for accelerating data movement over distance.

Kodak Goes Naked to Patent Auction

This month, Kodak announced that it had failed to find a "stalking horse" bidder to lead the auction of its portfolio of more than 1100 digital capture and imaging technologies. Here, patent attorney and brokerage expert John Ferrell explores the risks of going naked into auction, and the factors shaping the value of these technical patents.

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