Sherri Wilson

SHERRI WILSON

Managing Member


Direct: (737) 295-7114
Education
JD, St. Mary's University School of Law 2010

St. Mary's Law Review for Minority Issues
Dean's List, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas 1999

Cum Laude

Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States Patent and Trademark Office
State Bar of Texas

Sherri Wilson focuses her practice on patent, trademark, and copyright law, with an emphasis on due diligence, litigation, and prosecution of intellectual property. She also provides counsel to executive management of companies in connection with identification and protection of intellectual property, as well as, strategic legal advice on other technology-related matters.

Prior to practicing law, Sherri worked as an electrical design engineer in the telecommunications and defense industries. As a design engineer, she developed and validated circuit boards for cellular and data communication applications. These designs involved high-speed circuit design, signal processing, firmware development, and software integration. Sherri also worked with cross-functional teams to develop a GPS solution for positional tracking.

Sherri's strong technical background has allowed her to effectively represent clients in a wide range of technological areas, including semiconductors, wireless communications, electronics, sensors, software, internet, and mobile applications within Apple iOS and Android.

RELATED LITIGATION EXPERIENCE

Counsel in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Northern District of California involving video graphics technology. Case settled favorably for the client.

Counsel for multiple software patent infringement suits in the Eastern District of Texas.

Counsel for several trademark cases in U.S. district court and before the U.S. Trademark and Trial Appeal Board.

Counsel in multiple copyright infringement lawsuits in the Western District of Texas, with multiple cases involving infringement by Chinese Defendants.

Counsel for case involving Lanham Act claim of false designation of origin in the Western District of Texas. Case included complex analysis of Google data and internet protocol data. At trial, client prevailed with jury awarding damages of $2.3 Million.

PATENT, TRADEMARK, & COPYRIGHT PROSECUTION

Drafted and prosecuted several utility patent applications pertaining to medical products, retail products, finance, and related technologies.

Drafted and prosecuted numerous trademark applications, as well as, responsible for maintaining the domestic and international trademark dockets for numerous clients.

Drafted and prosecuted numerous copyright applications.

LICENSING

Responsible for drafting license agreement involving high end computer systems and networking software; the agreement involved hardware and software companies and included a distribution agreement.

Responsible for drafting and negotiating agreements involving other intellectual property transactions, including development agreements, end user license agreements, and sponsorship agreements.

AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

Ones to Watch in America by Best Lawyers 2022, 2023

Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers 2020

Steering Committee Member for Texas Minority Counsel Program, State Bar of Texas

Austin IP American Inn of Court, Associate Member 2014-2017

Travis County Women Lawyers Association

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas

SEMINARS, SPEECHES, & PUBLICATIONS

“Protecting Trademarks and Copyrights,” Client In-House CLE Presentation, Dallas, Texas May 23, 2019

Economics of Diversity Paper, Women in IP Law Committee, Intellectual Property Owners Association March 12, 2019

"Changes to Venue Rules and the Rise of Multi-District Litigation," 23rd Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, UT Law, Austin, Texas November 1, 2018

"Basics of IP Litigation," Client In-House CLE Presentation, Dallas, Texas August 7, 2018

“Ask the IP Attorneys Q/A,” Advanced Patent & Trademark Seminar, USPTO Texas Regional Office, San Antonio, Texas December 14, 2016

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