Lawrence (Larry) E. Carter

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Larry’s practice is focused on patent drafting and prosecution. Larry’s work prior to joining the firm includes serving as an in-house counsel with responsibility for patent preparation, agreement drafting, opinion work, and worldwide prosecution for several chemical and petroleum processing technology areas. Additionally, Larry has substantial experience with drafting and prosecution of software and business method applications. Before going to law school, Larry worked as a chemist for an equipment manufacturer in the semiconductor industry, which included being named as an inventor on three patents.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Virginia


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry
  • Stanford University
    • B.S. Chemistry

Practice Areas:

  • Patent Drafting and Prosecution
  • Infringement Opinions
  • Patentability Opinions