INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

Attorneys

EDUCATION


  • Houston Baptist University (Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, cum laude)
  • South Texas College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)

               • Member of the South Texas Law Review                   

  


MEMBERSHIPS AND BAR ADMISSIONS


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana State Bar
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


FOCUS OF PRACTICE


       Eric Adams practices in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent and trademark prosecution, PTAB and TTAB proceedings, litigation, appeals, and transactional matters such as licensing, nondisclosure agreements, MSA’s, and SAAS agreements.


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ACCOMPLISHMENTS


  • Super Lawyer, Intellectual Property, by Thomson Reuters (2014-2017)
  • Rising Star, Intellectual Property, by Thomson Reuters (2006-2014)
  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Represented parties in IPR and CBM proceedings
  • Drafted materials for and negotiated numerous intellectual property business transactions
  • Prepared patent, trademark, and copyright applications
  • Advised numerous clients as to trade secret protection
  • Represented numerous clients in intellectual property-related litigation
  • Argued numerous Markman hearings
  • Argued numerous appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Authored several articles on intellectual property licensing



TECHNOLOGY AREAS


       Eric’s expertise includes a broad array of technologies. More specifically, he has experience relating to oilfield equipment, tire inflation systems, software, meteorological equipment, photovoltaic technology, marine equipment, chemical processes, circuit boards, automotive equipment, ballistic-resistant materials, and medical devices.

Eric M. Adams

Partner


Houston,Texas 

Phone:  713.622.7005

Fax: 713.622.0220             Email:eadams@tumeyllp.com