|AREAS OF PRACTICE|
Intellectual property litigation, intellectual property counseling, patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, and licensing transactions.
Prior to joining Larson Newman, Ken practiced for several years at large international law firms. Ken's practice focuses on patent litigation, technology licensing and patent prosecution. He has also litigated trademark, trade dress, and unfair competition matters. He regularly represents clients, both large and small, to solve complex, business-critical intellectual property issues. He is often called upon by clients to analyze and develop strategies relating to both offensive and defensive licensing negotiations. This includes preparing or defending reexamination proceedings.
Ken�s trial experience extends to all stages of trial preparation through appeal. Ken has worked closely with his clients to bring valuable in-house assistance to their management of corporate IP issues and the procurement of technology protection. This includes conducting IP assessments to determine intellectual property protection that is needed or will be beneficial to his clients. Ken has extensive industry and legal experience in the following technical areas: electronics, telecommunications, computer hardware, software, biomedical instrumentation, and biotechnology.
ADMISSIONS & AFFILIATIONS
State Bar of Texas,
United States Patent and Trademark Office,
The Federal Circuit,
The Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas,
EDUCATION, WORK HISTORY & HONORS
University of Houston Law Center, J.D, cum laude, 2000,
President, IP Student�s Organization, Matthew-Jeffers Award.
The Johns Hopkins University, B.S. Biomedical Engineering with a concentration in Electrical Engineering, 1993.
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Biomedical Engineer, Brooks Air Force Base/Texas, 1993-1997.