Corporate Law Practice

Our attorneys are passionate about working with early-stage technology companies, as well as the investors who fund them, and are committed to providing the highest quality legal services while drawing on our business experience.

 

Technology and Licensing Law

From drafting software or technology licenses, to negotiating agreements and addressing the exploitation of worldwide brands, our corporate attorneys bring to bear substantive intellectual property expertise to help meet our clients' immediate business objectives.

Carr & Ferrell attorneys have successfully structured numerous complex licensing collaborations, joint ventures, strategic alliances, distributorship arrangements and other intellectual property transactions. Our attorneys’ wide ranging business experience helps ensure that our clients are properly protected and rewarded.

The licensing of Intellectual property is of critical importance to the business activities of almost every company, regardless of size or industry. Whether a company is granting rights to outside parties, or negotiating for a grant of rights from others, Carr & Ferrell can help address the myriad issues involved in developing the type of sophisticated licensing agreements common in today’s global economy.

Meet the Corporate partners

Barry A. Carr

Co-founder

Recognized by San Jose Magazine as one of Silicon Valley’s top corporate lawyers for five consecutive years, and by Bay Area Lawyer Magazine as one of the top three venture capital lawyers in the Bay Area, Barry has provided extensive corporate guidance to public and private companies in a wide variety of technology and non-technology industries, as well as numerous to venture capital clients.

barry@carrferrell.com

Jill’s practice focuses on financing and commercial transactions for emerging technology and life science companies, alongside a seasoned practice representing venture capital firms and other individual and institutional investors.

jfishbein@carrferrell.com

Neal Williams

Partner

Neal’s practice encompasses advice on the development, licensing and protection of intellectual property, as well as general corporate matters. Neal also serves as general corporate counsel to start-up and mid-level private companies.

nwilliams@carrferrell.com