Intellectual Property (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Heads the firm's IP litigation practice. He routinely counsels clients regarding patent litigation, licensing, protection and enforcement of trade secrets, as well as other issues faced by technology companies. Has civil jury trial experience in both state and federal courts, where he has litigated disputes involving patents, trade secrets, employment cases, breach of contract, and Internet-related claims. Also has experience handling antitrust and first amendment issues.
Career: Former United States Magistrate Judge in the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas.
Personal: JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 1984; BA, with honors, Trinity University, 1981.