Carrie Boone

As counsel at KDW, Carrie Boone brings over 20 years of patent prosecution experience—at both law firms and as a solo practitioner. She is well versed with the U.S. Patent Cooperation Treaty filings and has experience working with attorneys across the globe to assist in foreign filings for clients.


Carrie’s written cases involve a diverse array of intellectual property, including fuzzy logic, radiology software, ballistic protection, firearms, 3D printers, convolutional neural networks, and hyperbaric oxygen chambers for horses.


  • Counsel


  • South Texas College of Law, JD, 1998
  • Rice University, BS, in Electrical Engineering, BA, in Computer Science, 1985


  • Bar: Texas

Practice Areas

  • IP Asset Licensing and Monetization
  • IP Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Patent and Trademark Procurement and Enforcement
  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution


  • Communication Technologies
  • High Technology
  • Software Technologies
  • Technology, Hardware and Electronics

Representative Technological Experience

  • Transistors and transceivers
  • Memories
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Antennas
  • Heat sinks
  • Cryptography
  • Transceivers
  • Capacitors
  • Video technologies
  • Wireless communication protocols (incl. WiFi, WiMAX, and 3G/4G/5G cellular standards)
Prior to joining KDW, Carrie was an electrical engineer. After becoming Compaq Computer Corporation’s first female inventor, her passion for patent law was ignited. During her nine-year career there, she worked on ROM development for the ‘286 and ‘386 microprocessors, as well as the very first portable computers.


  • International IP Law Group, 2017–2018
  • Carrie A. Boone, P.C., 2002–2017
  • Trop, Pruner & HU, 2000–2002
  • Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, 1998–2000
  • Compaq Computer Corporation, 1986–1995

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