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About Brian

Brian Tompkins’ practice focuses on patent prosecution, patent portfolio analysis and client counseling. He serves clients in the software, computer and petroleum industries. Brian has also advised clients on product development strategies and has provided opinions of counsel and patent landscape analyses.

His experience covers a wide range of technologies, including process control, oilfield tools and chemicals, refinery processes, semiconductor fabrication, smartphones, enterprise software and computer hardware and networks.

Prior to his legal career, Brian spent several years working in the enterprise software and information technology industries.

Experience

Publications and Speeches

“Got the memo?” IP Magazine, February 2017.

“The Mayo/Alice framework holds strong,” IP Magazine, October 3, 2016.

“Federal Circuit goes Enfish-ing for software patent eligibility,” IP Magazine, July/August 2016.

Credentials

Education

The University of Texas School of Law,
J.D.
2006
with honors
The University of Texas at Austin,
B.S., Chemical Engineering
1998

Bar Admissions

Texas
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

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