With more than 25 years of experience, Managing Partner Greg Carr practices the full spectrum of Intellectual Property law, including domestic and foreign matters and proceedings before federal courts throughout the U.S., the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. This frequently involves building portfolios of various Intellectual Property assets, designing alternative processes and devices to avoid infringement, as well as expanding market share through licensing (and other collaborative relationships) and, if necessary, litigation to enforce Intellectual Property rights or challenge infringement claims.
Mr. Carr is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in Texas courts. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. Mr. Carr is additionally admitted before the United States Court of Federal Claims and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Federal Circuits. He frequently serves as an industry expert in speaking engagements and publications and has authored articles for Texas Lawyer, The National Law Journal, and Dallas-Fort Worth TechBiz.
In 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016 and 2015, Mr. Carr was named to D Magazine's Best Lawyers list, a selection based on peer reviews by fellow attorneys in Dallas. In 2020 and 2019, he was selected to the Super Lawyers list by Thomson Reuters. The designation is made via a multi-factor selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and evaluations, as well as professional achievement in legal practice.
Mr. Carr is a member of various professional associations, including: the Dallas Bar Association (Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section); the American Bar Association (Chair, Subcommittee Reporting on Intellectual Property Protection in Latin America, 1994-1995); the State Bar of Texas (Intellectual Property Section); the Dallas-Fort Worth Intellectual Property Law Association; the American Intellectual Property Law Association (Co-chair, Subcommittee on Exxon-Florio Act, 1990-1991); and the Texas Bar College (2015-2016). For the State Bar of Texas, he actively serves on the Planning Committee for a CLE Seminar on "High-Tech Litigation."
With a strong commitment to his community, Mr. Carr formerly co-chaired the law student committee of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, which received the American Bar Association Award for Outstanding Contribution to Legal Profession in 1988. He is also adjunct professor of law and economics at Southern Methodist University and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for its Mechanical Engineering Department. A graduate of Leadership Dallas, Mr. Carr has served on the organization's Alumni Association Board of Directors and spearheaded its effort to build a pavilion and recreation area for the Bon Ton neighborhood, located near the Trinity River Corridor in southeastern Dallas.
Mr. Carr, who is currently working toward a master's degree in Telecommunications, earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston in 1982. He received a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 1979, graduating cum laude.
CARR Intellectual Property attorneys serve clients throughout Texas, the United States, and the world. We counsel inventors and businesses in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Plano, Richardson, Frisco, Marshall and other cities in Texas. Our attorneys also serve many international clients, including companies in Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, and Israel.