Matias Ferrario focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, due diligence, prosecution and general counseling. Mr. Ferrario is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Ferrario has experience in complex litigation matters involving trade secret, licensing, contract and business tort disputes. Mr. Ferrario has also participated in a variety of due diligence matters, licensing negotiations and settlement negotiations. Mr. Ferrario's practice also includes providing freedom-to-operate, invalidity and non-infringement opinions.
Mr. Ferrario has participated in cases in multiple federal courts, including the District of Columbia, District of Delaware, Eastern District of Texas and Eastern District of Virginia. He has also participated in trials and dispositive motion hearings, and has been involved in all aspects of pre-trial discovery, including motion practice, expert witness preparation, and conducting and defending fact and expert depositions. Mr. Ferrario has substantive experience in a number of areas including biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, call processing systems, business methods, software systems and mechanical devices.
Prior to joining the firm, he was founder and member of a boutique intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C. He is currently active in pro bono and public service matters. Mr. Ferrario speaks Spanish.
Professional & Community Activities
Hispanic League, Board of Directors
North Carolina Bar Association, Member