Skip to content
4
USA 2022
Texas Intellectual Property
4
Band 4

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

With more than 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world. We provide a range of IP services, including litigation at the district court, International Trade Commission, and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act and Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA); and addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.

We have a unified practice across our global offices, and our practice is well balanced across prosecution, transactions, and litigation. The size and breadth of our practice, coupled with our geographic and subject-matter balance, means we have the talent to match most needs. We are equally dedicated to procuring IP rights, asserting such rights against infringers, and defending clients accused of infringement. Whether related to technology, the life sciences, energy, manufacturing, finance, retail or consumer goods, we combine legal expertise, industry knowledge, and scientific and technical depth. 

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Intellectual Property - Texas
4
Band 4
What the team is known for

Respected patent trial team that acts for a range of clients, including those in the energy, financial services and retail markets. Strong litigation capabilities are supported by a broad prosecution and portfolio management offering. Also noted for its experience in disputes with nonpracticing entities. Client base includes big-name companies in the energy and computing sectors.

Strengths

"It has a deep bench and it can handle any case."

Work highlights

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP was retained to defend Ferrari and F1 driver Charles Leclerc in a patent infringement action in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas centered around a safety device.

Notable practitioners

David Levy acts for multinational technology and energy companies in a wide range of litigation, including patent infringement disputes and trade secrets cases. He also serves as head of the firm's Houston litigation practice.

Erik Hawes maintains a broad IP practice, regularly advising on both contentious and noncontentious patent issues, particularly for oil and gas sector clients.
"Erik's understanding of both intellectual property law and various technical areas within oilfield services enables him to deliver significant value to his clients."

Rick Rambo regularly represents clients in complex patent infringement disputes. He acts for both domestic and international companies, particularly those from the tech sector.
"He is a good strategist with opposing counsel."

Ranked Lawyers at
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Provided by Chambers
Filter by
Band

Texas

Intellectual Property

David Levy
5
David Levy
5
Band 5
Erik Hawes
5
Erik Hawes
5
Band 5
Rick Rambo
5
Rick Rambo
5
Band 5

Members

Provided by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

C Erik Hawes

Rick L Rambo

Winstol D. "Winn" Carter