At the heart of a global economy is an increasing dependence on intellectual property asset protection. Such protection may be in the form of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or contract law.  Contrary to common belief, whether a small or large business, protecting your idea or assets through patent or trademark registration or contract is vital to the competitiveness or outright survival of your business, especially if you are an individual, small business owner or starting a small business.

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In the area of intellectual property law, the firm’s extensive expertise with patent, trademark, copyright law and related areas has enabled it to bring valued intellectual property solutions to client ideas, inventions and other confidential intellectual property assets. Being located in the center of Houston, TX, the energy and medical capital of the world, the firm is in close proximity to some of the most prolific innovators in the world.

 

In the business arena, the firm is equally experienced with transactional documents related in particular to engineering, procurement & construction of energy infrastructure projects, as well as, entity formation, project development, ownership and operations. 


 

In essence, the firm excels in areas where human creativity, technical competence and practical knowhow are essential components for the achievement of client objectives. We primarily represent clients involved in innovation - intellectual property, energy project ownership & operation and engineering related services. Our clients are also entrepreneurs, individuals or small to med-sized businesses with expertise in the manufacturing, design, technology and energy industries. Having the firm located in Bellaire, TX which is on Houston’s west loop, provides a diverse client and industry base along with client convenience and access to the firm. In addition, the firm maintains of-counsel relationships with other lawyers with expertise and technology backgrounds to meet the needs of our clients. Our client base is local, national and international.

 

Excels in technologically complex matters involving: transactions, negotiations, regulatory/governmental agencies and litigation management. Reputation for adding value, strategic planning and resourcefulness. Presents and interacts well with senior management and peers. Decisive, yet flexible.

Thrives on a variety of business activities and excellent in customer relations. Effectively analyzes problems and uses a collaborative approach to achieve win/win solutions. Consistently inspires others to achieve agreed-upon business objectives. 

 

Intellectual property covers a wide swath of legal issues, from entertainment to media to contract and copyright law. Before deciding whether you want to work with a lawyer who strictly deals in patents, or one who can advise you on other potentially relevant areas of intellectual property in the future, first you must assess your needs.

Kellogg, Brown & Root, LLC, Ronald Haggerty Law Firm, Wood Group

Education

South Texas College of Law