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  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2002, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Houston Law Review
  • University of Texas, B.S. in Chemical Engineering with High Honors, 1995, Engineering Honors Program; Tau Beta Pi; Omega Chi Epsilon
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  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
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Jeffrey Phillips
Partner
Suite 2900
811 Main St
Houston, TX 77002
713.437.1864 tel
713.437.1810 fax

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Jeffrey Phillips is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the Houston office. His practice focuses on intellectual property matters.

Mr. Phillips represents clients in a broad range of litigation matters, including patent infringement, trademark infringement, breach of licensing/franchising agreements, breach of consulting/employment agreements, and unfair competition claims such as antitrust violations, trade secret misappropriation, and trade dress infringement. He also counsels clients regarding intellectual property portfolio issues, including patent and trademark prosecution, portfolio mapping, guiding future research and development, rendering freedom-to-operate opinions, and targeting third party intellectual property for acquisition and licensing.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Phillips provided worldwide technology, operations, and project support for refining and petrochemical plants at ExxonMobil Corporation. While at ExxonMobil, Mr. Phillips was named a co-inventor of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,855,858 and 7,678,958 titled, "Method of Removing Dimethyl Ether from an Olefin Stream."

Noteworthy

  • Named a "Rising Star" in the 2008 and 2010 edition of Texas Monthly in the area of Intellectual Property Law 

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Memberships

  • American Chemical Society 
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow)