Intellectual Property Law Firm Named Technology Advocate Award Finalist

(Dallas, TX - September 7, 2011) – The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) honored intellectual property law firm CARR Law Firm PLLC at the 11th annual Tech Titans Awards gala held on August 26, 2011. CARR was named as a finalist in the Technology Advocate category and was the only law firm represented among award honorees.

The Tech Titans Awards recognize outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to their industries during the past year. Greg Carr, managing partner of CARR Law Firm PLLC responded, "We’re honored to be recognized as a Technology Advocate by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, and we salute all of the organizations that are committed to fostering innovation in North Texas."

CARR Law Firm PLLC has been an active supporter of emerging technology in the private and public sector. The firm has represented numerous early stage technology companies and is the founding sponsor of SMU's Innovation Competition, a campus-wide competition designed to stimulate and recognize innovation and collaboration amongst students of all fields of study. CARR’s sponsorship includes teaching students to draft their own patent applications and completing pro bono patent applications for student winners.

Geoffrey Orsak, dean of the SMU Lyle School of Engineering notes, "Greg Carr is one of the key drivers for finding and supporting innovation in North Texas. His vital work with us in creating the SMU Innovation Competition has demonstrated just how much amazing talent exists in our region with a passion for creating the technologies of tomorrow."

Carr commented that "We believe the future of the U.S. depends on rekindling a lost appreciation for those who make the world a better place through their advances in technology. With the SMU Innovation Competition we teach the students the importance of their intellectual property, how to protect it, and even how to write and file their own patent applications."

In addition CARR has been active as a founding stakeholder and sponsor of the North Texas Enterprise Center (NTEC) incubator; sponsor of the Dallas 100 Awards™ since 1998; and sponsor of the Southwest Venture Forum since 2005.

CARR Intellectual Property attorneys serve clients throughout Texas, the United States, and the world. We counsel inventors and businesses in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Plano, Richardson, Frisco, Marshall and other cities in Texas. Our attorneys also serve many international clients, including companies in Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Canada, and Israel.

Main Office:
5606 SMU Boulevard #601087
Dallas, TX 75360
Tel: 214.760.3000

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