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Patrick L. Kartes

Partner

One Wells Fargo Center
301 South College Street
23rd Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
patrick.kartes@nelsonmullins.com

Patrick Kartes is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Charlotte office where he practices with the Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on client counseling, patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate investigations, and patent portfolio management.

Patrick Kartes is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Charlotte office where he practices with the Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on client counseling, patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate investigations, and patent portfolio management.

Patrick Kartes is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP's Charlotte office where he practices with the Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on client counseling, patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate investigations, and patent portfolio management.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • General intellectual property counseling and patent portfolio management for international corporations
  • Conducting patentability and freedom-to-operate investigations, including non-infringement and invalidity analysis resulting in opinions
  • Preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications within the mechanical, electrical, and computer science arts
  • Preparing intellectual property-related agreements, including license, non-disclosure, and common interest agreements
  • Conducting intellectual property due diligence
  • Handling inter partes review proceedings
  • Representative technologies: appliances, appliance control, marine electronics, radar, printers and printable wristbands, user interface technology, computer software, asset surveillance and management, child safety seats, window and door locks, dental equipment, oral appliances, and welding equipment, among others

Technical Background

  • Holds a degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. Practice focuses on mechanical engineering, with additional experience with electrical engineering and computer science

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD (2009)
    • Member, Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law
    • President, Intellectual Property Law Association
  • University of Washington, BS, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (2006)
    • Research assistant working in the field of low speed fluid dynamics

Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

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