My 13th Anniversary in the Law

Today, May 4, 2017 is my 13th anniversary of being admitted to my first bar — the Texas Bar. Another year has flown by, and I still hold myself out as a lawyer. (See my post from last year, my 12th anniversary.) This last year has taught me again that lawyering is not an easy job. It […]

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Admitted for Twelve Years Today

Star Wars fans smile at the mention of May 4th as it is reminiscent of, “May the Force be with you.” I celebrate this day for a different reason. Today — May 4, 2016 — is my twelfth anniversary of being admitted to a bar, the Texas Bar (see picture above). The admission gave me […]

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Favorite Patents Series — the Cup Holder

One of my favorite inventions that was created in my lifetime is the coffee cup insulator sleeve. It was officially titled “Cup Holder” and is the subject of US Patent No. 5,425,497. It was filed at the @USPTO on 9 November 1993. This little item and many variations of it are daily encountered at coffee […]

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My First Ten Years Practicing Law

Today, 4 May 2014, is my ten-year anniversary of being admitted to a bar as an attorney. My first bar admission was to the State Bar of Texas (see image below). Since then, I have been admitted to three other states and the U.S. Patent Bar. I have worked for over a year writing opinions […]

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