Dallas, TX, Jan. 25, 2018 – Munck Wilson Mandala elected intellectual property associate Neil G. Ferrari as a new partner, effective January 1, 2018.  Mr. Ferrari is a member of MWM’s technology/intellectual property law group and has a broad range of legal experience in patent matters.

“Neil is one of the hardest working attorneys in our firm and I am pleased to see his commitment lead to this next phase of his legal career with us,” said William Munck, MWM’s managing partner.  “He works on some of our most critical matters and brings fresh perspectives and innovation to client service.”

“We are fortunate to work with some of the most innovative clients in technology and Neil has been a big part of our responsive and expert client service,” said Austin managing partner Michael Rodriguez.  “Neil’s partnership is well deserved.”

Mr. Ferrari represents clients in various intellectual property matters, including domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution, patent infringement and litigation matters, inter partes reviews, licensing, and financing/acquisitions.  Mr. Ferrari’s technical experience includes electrical circuitry, semiconductor devices, telecommunication systems, software applications, computer architecture, lighting systems, control systems, aircraft components, monetary systems and medical devices.

Additionally, Mr. Ferrari counsels companies on the identification, protection, development, and monetization of their intellectual property.  Mr. Ferrari previously worked for an international law firm based in Munich, Germany, as well as a boutique intellectual property law firm in Dallas before joining MWM.

Mr. Ferrari is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.  He received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and he has B.S. in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University.

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, trademark and other intellectual property disputes. The firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at http://www.munckwilson.com.