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Craig S. Jepson


Of Counsel

Craig Jepson is a registered patent attorney who focuses his practice on patent litigation, patent preparation and prosecution, and client counseling.


AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

  • Patent Litigation in the federal courts and the International Trade Commission
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Proceedings
  • Inter-Partes Review
  • Patent Monetization
  • Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Non-Infringement and Invalidity Opinions
  • Technical Due Diligences

TECHNOLOGICAL BACKGROUND

  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Oil and Gas Drilling Equipment

PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Craig has substantial litigation experience, including patent litigation. He has enforced patents covering telecommunications networks and devices, exercise equipment, protective eyewear, and recombinant DNA, among other technologies, in federal courts including, the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas, the Northern and Central Districts of California, the District of Delaware, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Craig has also defended intellectual property rights in the International Trade Commission, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and Texas and California state courts. Additionally, he has successfully drafted or prosecuted over 50 applications for patents. From 2000 to 2005, Craig taught Patent Law, Patent Prosecution, and Intellectual Property Law at the University of New Hampshire Law School (formerly known as Franklin Pierce Law Center) as a tenured professor. He has been a Barrister in the Honorable Lee Yeakel Austin IP Inn of Court since 2011...


EDUCATION

Craig earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and a Juris Doctor, with highest honors, from the University of Southern California.


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

State of Texas – State Bar #25061364 State of California – State Bar #150132 United States Patent & Trademark Office – USPTO Reg #33,517 United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Fifth Circuit, and Ninth Circuit Supreme Court of the United States of America