Mr. Tarr has experience in patent disputes in federal district courts and before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board. His litigation experience includes, among other fields, medical devices, database management and development software, and speech recognition technology. He is experienced in patent and prior art analysis, infringement analysis, summary judgment briefing, preparation of infringement/invalidity contentions, expert reports, pre-trial orders, and trial briefs.
Mr. Tarr is a 2012 summa cum laude graduate of University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was an editorial board member of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif, and a 2009 graduate of Temple University (B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering).
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2014-present
- Patent Attorney/Patent Agent, 2011-2014
Civic and Charitable Activities
•Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
- Pennsylvania Patent Pro Bono Program Volunteer
- Represented Artist in copyright license negotiations and copyright clearance search
•Georgia Lawyers for the Arts
- Georgia Patents Volunteer
•Widener Veteran’s Law Clinic
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Presenter, “ E-Signed, Sealed, Delivered, ” Duane Morris Commercial Contracts Checkup Series, Webinar, January 24, 2019
•Presenter, Blockchain Business Applications: Dot-Com Bust or Business Boom? Duane Morris Commercial Contracts Checkup Series, Philadelphia and Webinar, October 11, 2018
•Presenter, Spring 2018 Orientation, Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, March 27, 2018
•Presenter, “Standards-Essential Patents: Licensing and Policy Considerations,” CLE Presentation, May 9, 2017
•Presenter, “An Overview of Smart Contracts: The Future of Legal or Crypto Daydream”, Internal Presentation, August 18, 2016
•Presenter, “A Primer on Inter Partes Review,” CLE Presentation, September 11, 2014
•Quoted, What’s The State of Blockchain In The Legal Industry? 9 Experts Share Their Insights, Disruptor Daily, April 12, 2019
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