Ferrell, John S.

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PERSONAL: Male. Education: University of Texas, Austin, B.S.E.E.; Texas A&M University, M.S.E.E.; Santa Clara University, J.D.

ADDRESSES: Office—Carr and Ferrell, LLP, 2200 Geng Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303. Agent—Morgan Hinch, BayWater Publishing, 2200 Geng Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303.

CAREER: Writer. Carr and Ferrell, Palo Alto, CA, founding partner and chair of intellectual property practice group.

MEMBER: American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association.


Protecting Your Techknowledgy: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Patents, BayWater Publishing (Palo Alto, CA), 2003.

Patent Pro Se: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Filing Your Own Provisional Patent Application, BayWater Publishing (Palo Alto, CA), 2004.

Inventor's Notebook: The Perfect Place to Store Your Great Ideas, BayWater Publishing (Palo Alto, CA), 2004.

(And narrator) Ferrell on Patents: Basic FAQs (audiobook), BayWater Publishing, 2005.

Contributor of articles to periodicals, including San Jose and IP.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Unfair Advantage: Five Strategies for Monopolizing Markets, book and audio compact disc, expected 2005.