A member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Department, Frank T. Carroll is a patent attorney with more than a decade of experience in patent prosecution and litigation. Frank has counseled small and mid-sized companies and large multinational corporations in the development of U.S. and international patent procurement and enforcement strategies.
He has drafted and prosecuted original patent applications in the fields of electrical and mechanical engineering, including applications relating to : data storage and processing, food and beverage packaging, medical devices, automotive engineering, structural engineering.
Frank is familiar with all aspects of patent prosecution, including reexamination, interference, and appellate proceedings. He is also experienced in complex patent litigation.
Frank has successfully defended clients against allegations of patent infringement, and has represented patent holders as plaintiffs asserting violation of their patent rights. Frank has experience handling inter partes reviews (IPRs) before the PTAB, including four such reviews covering medical devices.
Prior to joining the firm, Frank was a patent attorney at Synnestvedt & Lechner LLP and at Woodcock Washburn LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Before becoming an attorney, Frank was an engineer at the Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division in Trenton, NJ. While there, he contributed to the development and qualification of advanced turbofan and turbojet engines for military and civilian aircraft.
- Rutgers Law School (J.D., 1998)
- Rutgers University School of Engineering (B.S.M.E., 1984)
- Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
BAR ADMISSIONS : Pennsylvania, New Jersey, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
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