Adil Karrar focuses his practice on patent prosecution and strategic intellectual property counseling, with an emphasis on electronics and software. Before joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Adil worked as a technical consultant to the legal department at Intel Corporation. Adil also has a decade of relevant engineering experience in the computer arts and is an inventor on several patents. Adil has represented several clients in software and hardware related technologies in financial, blockchain, cloud computing, archiving, virtualization, security, machine learning, computer network and processor architecture, and telecommunication technologies.

Along with his expertise in patent prosecution, Adil also has significant experience in a number of areas related to intellectual property including litigation and trial experience, intellectual property licensing, intellectual property due diligence experience in relation to mergers and acquisitions, open source software experience in both intellectual property due diligence, and on-going counselling.

Besides his intellectual property practice, Adil is also an avid advocate of pro-bono work and has been involved in wrongful incarceration, U-Visa, Guardianship cases. Adil has served as an election monitor and as a counselor for remote housing clinics.


Santa Clara University, J.D. (2010)

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, B.S., Engineering (2002)


California (2011)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2008)

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