Carl’s practice is focused on patent prosecution, opinions, and due diligence in the electrical and mechanical fields. Carl works on all aspects of prosecution for U.S. patents, including preparing patent applications, amendments, reexaminations, reissues, appeal briefs, inter partes reviews, and other prosecution-related papers.  He also handles international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty and foreign patent applications.  His practice includes preparation of invalidity, patentability, and freedom-to-operate opinions, as well as counseling clients on prosecution strategy, design-around solutions, and patent licensing.  Carl has experience in intellectual property due diligence in support of business and investment deals.  He also has experience in conducting pre-litigation analyses and litigation-related briefs and filings.

  • Of Counsel, Cozen O’Connor
  • Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP
  • Associate, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
  • Senior Engineer, Technology Service Corporation; Senior Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation (formerly California Microwave Incorporated); Engineer, Honeywell (formerly Allied-Signal Aerospace/Bendix Communications Division)



  • Georgetown University Law Center
    J.D., 2000
  • Johns Hopkins University
    M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1991
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1987


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • New York

Professional Activities

  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
    Co-chair - Patent Law & Practice Committee
  • Lecturer/Clinician: “Fundamentals of Patent Prosecution 2016: A Boot Camp for Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing,” Practising Law Institute, June 2016.