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About Harrity & Harrity LLP

Founded just before the turn of the millennium, Harrity & Harrity LLP is laser-focused on electrical and mechanical patent work. The firm’s motto, “We Patented Quality” is just the first indicator of its deep expertise in the field.

Virtual Patent Experts

Harrity & Harrity opened its doors in 1999. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, the firm employs approximately 40 attorneys and a staff with expertise in patent drafting, prosecution, and data analysis. All of the firm’s patent attorneys are registered to practice with the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

Patents, Patents, Patents

Harrity & Harrity has the numbers to support its claim of being a leading patent firm. Since its founding, the firm has obtained more than 7,220 patents, and at one point drafted more than 2,915 patent applications in a three-year period. The firm services many high-profile clients, including Fortune 500 companies, and takes pride in serving its clients for the long haul. Harrity’s patent attorneys have experience in a broad range of industries, from aerospace to health care to financial services and more. And the firm does work involving cutting-edge technology like blockchain, driverless vehicles, virtual reality, and the Internet of Things.

The firm offers five main service areas: patent preparation & prosecution, patent analytics, client counseling & opinions, IP strategy, and software automation. The patent analytics team provides some especially unique services. The group founded Patentprufer.com, which is a community-based patent prosecution database. It also collaborates with the Intellectual Property Owners Association to publish the Patent 300—an annual list of companies who received the most U.S. utility patents that year.

Genuinely Giving Back

Harrity 4 Charity: It certainly has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? But more than just a catchy name, the firm is truly dedicated to helping the greater community. The firm’s partners pledge five percent of their profits to charities including the American Heart Association; Inova Children’s Hospital in Virginia; ZERO—The End of Prostate Cancer; and No More Stolen Childhoods, an organization that works with childhood sexual abuse survivors. The firm’s commitment to these organizations began after managing partner John Harrity survived a near-fatal heart attack in 2016—his remarkable recovery inspired him to find ways to give back.

Harrity & Harrity LLP

11350 Random Hills Road
Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 571-432-0800

Firm Stats

Managing Partner: John Harrity
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
1 - 50

Major Departments

Intellectual Property