Jeffrey D. Carter

Of Counsel

Direct Phone: 202.337.7811 Fax: 202.337.7808


Intellectual Property, Litigation, Regulatory, Corporate

  • Patent, Trademark, Trade Secrets, Copyright
    • Prosecution of Patents
    • Standard-Essential Patents
    • Licensing
    • Enforcement
    • Counseling
  • Litigation
    • Intellectual Property
    • Civil Litigation in State and Federal Courts
    • Business Torts
    • Unfair Competition and Antitrust
  • Regulatory
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Corporate
    • Consulting Agreements


  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S.E.E.
  • Regent University School of Business, M.B.A.
  • Regent University School of Law, J.D.
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center, Certificate in Intellectual Property Studies


  • Former Patent Counsel, Thomson Consumer Electronics (now, Technicolor), Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Former Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Thomson Consumer Electronics (now, Technicolor), Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Principal, The Carter Law Firm, Fredericksburg, Virginia


  • State: Virginia
  • Federal: U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Holds an AV Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards based on confidential opinions of the bar and judiciary.


  • “Taking a Bite Out of Reexam”, featured on the cover of Intellectual Property Today (February 1997).