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Jerry Fellows prepares and implements intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies that help clients achieve their business goals. His practice includes clearing, acquiring and enforcing United States and foreign patent rights, particularly for enterprise and process software, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and augmented and virtual reality innovations, Internet and business methods, biomedical technologies including medical, dental, and cardiac laser systems and their graphical user interfaces, alternative energy innovations, sustainable technologies, and electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical technologies. Jerry also has experience patenting material science innovations, including superconducting materials and systems, electromagnetic containment systems, complex electronic and mechanical systems and processes, and energy storage systems.

Additionally, Jerry helps clients acquire and enforce United States and foreign trademark rights, copyrights and trade secrets, negotiates intellectual property licenses and technology transfers, prepares invalidity and non-infringement opinions, and performs due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the firm, Jerry was Managing Partner of his prior firm's largest office.



  • Represent one of the largest utilities in the world in obtaining patents and licensing technologies into and out of the company.
  • Broad experience representing clients regarding the Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing, L.P. ("RAKTL") patent portfolio and licensing program.
  • Wide-ranging lead patent counsel experience for clients ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 100 companies.
  • Obtained patent coverage that a client's competitor asserted in court "destroyed" its business.°
  • Provide proactive and strategic guidance to several large utilities to help them avoid patent litigation related to smart grid infrastructures, online billing and other electronic systems.
  • Led hundreds of intellectual property related merger and acquisitions due diligence and negotiations for transactions valued at up to $4.3 billion.
  • Led the formation of the first consortium worldwide to negotiate with RAKTL, a patent owner reportedly approaching $1 billion in royalty revenue. Subsequently, he formed and led negotiations for financial services consortia and a utility consortium.°
  • Led negotiations for the first Katz-focused multi-industry consortium to achieve significant settlement cost reductions.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Fellows priors to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Patent Law, Litigation – Patent, 2005-2022
  • Listed, Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey, "IP Stars: Patent Stars," 2013-2021
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Named, "Lawyer of the Year," Patent Law, Phoenix, 2014-2015
  • Listed, Marquis Who's Who in America, 2007-2016
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, Sedona International Film Festival, 2016-Present
  • Member,  Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, 2014-Present
  • Member, Verde Valley Wine Consortium, 2014-Present
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation


  • J.D., cum laude, Marquette University Law School
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering (Electromechanical thesis), Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., General Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Texas
  • Arizona
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office