The Bracewell team has an excellent command of precedents and how the market is evolving.

Chambers USA, 2024

Comprehensive Intellectual Property Counsel

Bracewell has one of the most highly regarded intellectual property practices in the country. Our lawyers are consistently ranked as leading practitioners in IAM Patent 1000Managing Intellectual Property and World IP Review. Our practice is also ranked in Chambers USA and Legal 500 US.

We provide a comprehensive approach to intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution, trademarks and copyrights, outsourcing and licensing, technology transactions, joint venture agreements and IP litigation. We advise a range of companies in protecting their vital IP assets, including ApacheBaker HughesCheniere, Eyedetec Medical, Hines Interest, The Holdsworth CenterThe Last Place in Texas, Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars America, The Menninger Clinic, Saudi AramcoSyscoTetra Technologies and Xiaomi.

Our team includes patent attorneys with technical degrees in chemical, electrical, mechanical, industrial and architectural engineering, as well as in computer science, physics, chemistry, applied math, biology and industrial biotechnology. Our lawyers also have advanced degrees in electrical engineering, chemistry, pharmacology, and business. Many of our lawyers built highly successful careers at research institutions, regulatory agencies and major public and private companies before joining us.

Our strong technology experience supports our extensive case work in energy, e-commerce, software, semiconductor, biomedical, financial, government infrastructure, trademark, domain names, copyright, data security and various other technology media. This deep bench enables us to serve as trusted advisors to clients as they plan and develop their intellectual property strategies.

We also work closely with lawyers in other Bracewell practices to provide intellectual property solutions in connection with company formation, mergers and acquisitions, dispute resolution and litigation, audits, due diligence and other business concerns.