Kevin J. Carroll has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire School of Law for over 15 years. He has taught both U.S. Patent Law and Patent Practice and Procedure and previously served as the Acting Director of the Patent Practice and Procedure Program. He began teaching Patent Practice and Procedure with the late Professor Bob Shaw, the originator of the program, and helped to pioneer the current format of the program.
Professor Carroll has over 20 years of experience in the patent field. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and completed his law degree at the UNH School of Law (previously Franklin Pierce Law Center). Prior to law school, Kevin worked as a patent examiner in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Professor Carroll is also a partner with the intellectual property law firm of Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC in Manchester, NH, where his practice focuses on patent prosecution, opinion work, licensing and IP counseling in a wide range of technologies. He was selected as the top IP attorney in New Hampshire by Business NH Magazine in 2010.
When he is not practicing law or teaching, Professor Carroll may be found skiing with his children, biking, running, kayaking or playing guitar.