- Intellectual Property & Technology
- Life Sciences & Medical Technology
- Global Energy & Infrastructure
|Contact Info||Telephone: 602.445.8383|
|University ||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., General Engineering, 1985; Pennsylvania State University, M.S., Industrial Engineering, 1989 Electromechanical thesis|
|Law School||Marquette University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1992|
|Admitted||1992, Wisconsin; Minnesota; Arizona; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office|
Professional & Community Involvement
•Co-Chair, Arizona Technology Council's Arizona Energy Consortium, Technology and Innovation Committee, 2012-2013
•Active Member, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Innovation Council, 2012-2014
•Milwaukee Section of the Society of Automotive Engineers
•Chair, 1996-1997, 1999-2002
•Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Marquette University Law School, 1993-1998
•Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of Wisconsin
Jerry Fellows prepares and implements intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies that help clients achieve their business goals. His practice includes clearing, acquiring and enforcing United States and foreign patent rights, particularly for biomedical technologies, including cardiac laser systems, therapeutic ultrasound systems, alternative energy innovations, sustainable technologies, software, Internet, business methods, seismic detection systems, and electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical technologies. Jerry also has experience patenting material science innovations, including superconducting materials and systems, electromagnetic containment systems, complex electronic and mechanical systems and processes, and energy storage systems.
Additionally, Jerry helps clients acquire and enforce United States and foreign trademark rights, copyrights and trade secrets, negotiates intellectual property licenses and technology transfers, prepares invalidity and non-infringement opinions, and performs due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the firm, Jerry was Managing Partner of his prior firm's largest office.
Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Patent Law, Litigation - Patent, 2005-2015
•Named, Lawyer of the Year, Patent Law, Phoenix, 2014-2015
•Listed, Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey, IP Stars, 2013-2014
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2013-2014
•Listed, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2011-2012
•Listed, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2007-2014
•Listed, Marquis Who's Who in America, 2007-2014
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Associated News & Events
08.18.14 26 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
06.18.14 Two Arizona Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'IP Stars'
06.10.14 Managing IP Magazine Recognizes 27 Attorneys in Greenberg Traurig's Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice as 'IP Stars'
08.19.13 26 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2014 List
05.03.13 24 Attorneys in Greenberg Traurig's Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Recognized as IP Stars by Managing IP Magazine
09.27.12 24 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
09.29.11 Twenty-Three Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Phoenix Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2012
10.26.10 23 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Phoenix Office Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2011
09.10.09 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Spot in Best Lawyers in America for 3rd Year
11.05.08 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2009
|Reported Cases||Significant Representations; Represent one of the largest utilities in the world in obtaining patents and licensing technologies into and out of the company. Provide proactive and strategic guidance to several large utilities to help them avoid patent litigation related to smart grid infrastructures, online billing and other electronic systems. Wide-ranging lead patent counsel experience for clients ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 100 companies. Led intellectual property related merger and acquisitions due diligence and negotiations for transactions valued at up to $1 billion. Obtained patent coverage that a client's competitor asserted in court destroyed its business. Broad experience representing clients regarding the Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing, L.P. (RAKTL) patent portfolio and licensing program. Led the formation of the first consortium worldwide to negotiate with RAKTL, a patent owner reportedly approaching $1 billion in royalty revenue. Subsequently, he formed and led negotiations for financial services consortia and a utility consortium. Led negotiations for the first Katz-focused multi-industry consortium to achieve significant settlement cost reductions. The above representations were handled by Mr. Fellows priors to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.|
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