At Tumey IP, we work as a collaborative partner with organizations of all sizes from universities and start-up companies to regional and major international corporations. We work to understand the businesses of our clients as well as their visions for future success, which allows us to provide not only legal but also strategic representation. With a large international practice and many clients based around the world, we provide our clients with valued expertise on their United States based matters as well international matters in any market.
Tumey IP was established by Tod Tumey in 2006. Based in Houston, Texas, we are one of the only IP boutique firms with an office also in The Woodlands/North Houston area which is home to many new and expanding energy, healthcare, and professional services corporations.
Tumey IP is the rarest of firms with a former Deputy Commissioner of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, John Love, as a member of our firm.
As a result of our success, Tumey IP has been accorded media recognition by Acquisition International as the 2016 IP Practitioner of the Year in the U.S.A. and also the 2016 Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in the U.S.A. Acquisition International has also recognized our firm as one of 2017’s Ones to Watch in Law. Corporate Vision magazine has also named our firm in the 2017 Legal Excellence Awards as the Best Law Firm 2017 in the U.S.A. Additional awards include our firm being named by Acquisition Finance Magazine as the U.S. IP Boutique Firm of the Year for 2017 and 2018. In addition, we have been named as the Best Boutique Intellectual Property Law Firm in Texas for 2018 by U.S. Business News. We have also been distinguished by American Lawyer Media as a Go-To Law Firm by Fortune 500 Companies.
Individually, Tod Tumey has been named by Corporate Vision magazine as the 2016 Partner of the Year for the U.S.A. and the 2017 Partner of the Year for the U.S.A. Corporate Vision magazine has also named Tod Tumey in the 2017 Legal Awards as the Most Outstanding Managing Partner for the U.S.A. In addition, Acquisition Finance Magazine has named Tod Tumey as the 2017 U.S. Gamechanger of the Year and also the 2018 U.S. IP Lawyer of the Year. Other individual awards include Eric Adams being named by Texas Monthly as a Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property for 2014-2019 and a Rising Star in Intellectual Property Texas Monthly for 2006-2014. Vidya Bala has also been named as a Rising Star.
Tumey IP works with our clients to maximize their legal resources. We understand each client’s needs and budgetary resources. We offer alternative fee arrangements ranging from partial and full contingent fee arrangements on matters such as litigation, licensing, licensing and royalty audits, and asset sales to equity shares in lieu of fees.