Matias Ferrario focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, due diligence, prosecution and general counseling. He 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. He has also participated in a variety of due diligence matters, licensing negotiations and settlement negotiations. His 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.

Mr. Ferrario was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Intellectual Property Litigation in 2018.

Professional & Community Activities

Hispanic League, Board of Directors

North Carolina Bar Association, Member


  • Case Western Reserve University, J.D. (2000)

    cum laude

  • Wake Forest University, Post Baccalaureate Graduate Studies in Molecular Biology (1995)
  • University of Michigan, B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology (1994)

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2008)
  • District of Columbia (2001)
  • Virginia (2000)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

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Matias Ferrario

Experience Highlights

In re Certain Athletic Footwear

Reebok against Respondents RBX Active in patent infringement and importation investigation related to athletic shoe sole functionality. Case more

Intellectual property counseling to leading specialty catalog and retail company
Provide counseling to leading specialty catalog and retail company relative to intellectual property and other contractual issues arising from more
Patent litigation for health care company
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a health care company in the Southern District of Illinois against charges of patent infringement by more
Patent litigation for car pet seats
The firm served as lead counsel and defended a California-based boutique, high-end, pet lifestyle company, in a patent suit relating to car pet more