VINCENT M. FERRARO
Senior Associate
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VINCENT M. FERRARO Senior Associate
Vincent Ferraro is a senior associate in the Patent practice and is located in the Parsippany office.  His practice focuses on a wide array of patent matters including litigation, patent licensing, patent prosecution, due diligence, patent clearance, design around strategies, and opinions on various patent issues, including validity and freedom-to-operate.  Vincent also represents patent holders and patent challengers in post-grant review proceedings including inter partes review proceedings (IPR) before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

With over 10 years of experience, including work as a Scientific Advisor at a law firm after finishing college, Vincent has handled patent disputes involving a wide range of technologies, including telecommunications, cellphone and smartphone technology, digital photography, video and image processing, video surveillance, electronic circuitry and components, computer software and hardware, LCD technology, data mining, financing, mechanical devices, automotive technology, medical devices and implants, consumer products, GPS technology, e-commerce, and Internet security.  In patent litigation cases, he guides clients through all phases of the case, including pre-suit due diligence, claim construction, discovery, depositions, hearings, and trial.

In addition to his litigation practice, Vincent also regularly counsels clients on their IP portfolio management strategies and assists with product design strategies.  He works closely with inventors, analyzes new inventions, drafts U.S. patent applications, and prosecutes patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in various high-technology fields and on consumer products.

Vincent has an electrical and computer engineering background and has served as an IT professional at a major company before becoming a lawyer.
 
Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Presidio Components, Inc. v. American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corp. (IPR2015-01330, 01331 and 01332)
Successfully represented Patent Owners, American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corporation, in IPR proceedings before the PTAB concerning technology for multilayer capacitor structures.

Adlens USA, Inc. v. Superfocus Holdings, LLC (IPR2015-01821 and 01824)
Successfully represented Petitioner in IPR proceedings before the PTAB concerning prescription eyeglass technology.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. V. M & K Holdings Inc. (IPR2018-00696, 00697 and 00698)
Successfully represented Patent Owner in IPR proceedings before the PTAB concerning video processing technology, including successfully amending the challenged claims.

Stripe Inc. and Shopify Inc. v. Boom! Payments Inc. (CBM2020-00002, 00003 and 00004)
Represented Petitioner, Shopify, in CBM proceedings before the PTAB concerning e-commerce and payment processing technology.

Federal District Court

Canon Inc. v. Avigilon Corp., 17-cv-02733 (ND TX)
Successfully represented the defendants in a patent infringement lawsuit involving five patents relating to video surveillance technology.  Resulted in a favorable settlement in 2020.

American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corp. v. Presidio Components, Inc. 14-cv-06544 (ED NY)
Successfully represented the plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to capacitors before a jury trial.

Boom! Payments Inc. v. Shopify Inc., 19-cv-590 (ND Cal.)
Represented Shopify defendants in a patent infringement case regarding online payment processing and won a motion to dismiss the case under Section 101.

Wildcat Licensing WI LLC v. various automotive manufacturers, 19-cv-834 (D. Del.)
Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement case regarding automotive manufacturing technology.

Connectsoft, Inc. v. NEEO, Inc., 16-cv-00548 (ED TX)
Successfully represented the defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit before Judge Gilstrap relating to radio frequency technology. Resulted in a favorable settlement in 2017.

Presidio Components, Inc. v. American Technical Ceramics Corp., 14-cv-2061 (S.D. Cal.)
Defended electrical components manufacturer in patent infringement action concerning multilayer capacitors.
 
Vincent was selected for inclusion in the 2017-2020 New York Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” lists, issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

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New York Intellectual Property Law Association
 

About

Vincent Ferraro is a senior associate in the Patent practice and is located in the Parsippany office.  His practice focuses on a wide array of patent matters including litigation, patent licensing, patent prosecution, due diligence, patent clearance, design around strategies, and opinions on various patent issues, including validity and freedom-to-operate.  Vincent also represents patent holders and patent challengers in post-grant review proceedings including inter partes review proceedings (IPR) before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

With over 10 years of experience, including work as a Scientific Advisor at a law firm after finishing college, Vincent has handled patent disputes involving a wide range of technologies, including telecommunications, cellphone and smartphone technology, digital photography, video and image processing, video surveillance, electronic circuitry and components, computer software and hardware, LCD technology, data mining, financing, mechanical devices, automotive technology, medical devices and implants, consumer products, GPS technology, e-commerce, and Internet security.  In patent litigation cases, he guides clients through all phases of the case, including pre-suit due diligence, claim construction, discovery, depositions, hearings, and trial.

In addition to his litigation practice, Vincent also regularly counsels clients on their IP portfolio management strategies and assists with product design strategies.  He works closely with inventors, analyzes new inventions, drafts U.S. patent applications, and prosecutes patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in various high-technology fields and on consumer products.

Vincent has an electrical and computer engineering background and has served as an IT professional at a major company before becoming a lawyer.
 

Experience

Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Presidio Components, Inc. v. American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corp. (IPR2015-01330, 01331 and 01332)
Successfully represented Patent Owners, American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corporation, in IPR proceedings before the PTAB concerning technology for multilayer capacitor structures.

Adlens USA, Inc. v. Superfocus Holdings, LLC (IPR2015-01821 and 01824)
Successfully represented Petitioner in IPR proceedings before the PTAB concerning prescription eyeglass technology.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. V. M & K Holdings Inc. (IPR2018-00696, 00697 and 00698)
Successfully represented Patent Owner in IPR proceedings before the PTAB concerning video processing technology, including successfully amending the challenged claims.

Stripe Inc. and Shopify Inc. v. Boom! Payments Inc. (CBM2020-00002, 00003 and 00004)
Represented Petitioner, Shopify, in CBM proceedings before the PTAB concerning e-commerce and payment processing technology.

Federal District Court

Canon Inc. v. Avigilon Corp., 17-cv-02733 (ND TX)
Successfully represented the defendants in a patent infringement lawsuit involving five patents relating to video surveillance technology.  Resulted in a favorable settlement in 2020.

American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corp. v. Presidio Components, Inc. 14-cv-06544 (ED NY)
Successfully represented the plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to capacitors before a jury trial.

Boom! Payments Inc. v. Shopify Inc., 19-cv-590 (ND Cal.)
Represented Shopify defendants in a patent infringement case regarding online payment processing and won a motion to dismiss the case under Section 101.

Wildcat Licensing WI LLC v. various automotive manufacturers, 19-cv-834 (D. Del.)
Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement case regarding automotive manufacturing technology.

Connectsoft, Inc. v. NEEO, Inc., 16-cv-00548 (ED TX)
Successfully represented the defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit before Judge Gilstrap relating to radio frequency technology. Resulted in a favorable settlement in 2017.

Presidio Components, Inc. v. American Technical Ceramics Corp., 14-cv-2061 (S.D. Cal.)
Defended electrical components manufacturer in patent infringement action concerning multilayer capacitors.
 

Honors

Vincent was selected for inclusion in the 2017-2020 New York Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” lists, issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
 

Memberships

New York Intellectual Property Law Association
 
Publications