Nicholas K. Terrell prepares and prosecutes patents, with a particular focus on software and electronic systems. In areas such as financial services, insurance, healthcare, geolocation, web services, and system control, he assists clients obtain and protect intellectual property rights. With his background in engineering, economics, and corporate law, he helps clients obtain patents that maximize their competitive advantage and negotiating leverage.

Mr. Terrell has been practicing law since 2010, including a clerkship for the Hon. Robert H. Cleland, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, where he worked on a variety of cases involving patents, copyrights, and trademarks. He has previously worked as a corporate attorney, a government economist, and a web developer.


  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • George Mason University (M.A.)
    • Economics
  • Northwestern University (B.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering