Truman Fenton

Senior Associate

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Truman Fenton

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Truman Fenton is a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group. He provides legal services to clients in matters relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, technology licensing, and litigation. Mr. Fenton's technical background in electrical and computer engineering spans software engineering; digital circuit design, simulation, and testing; computer networking; computer architecture; and systems benchmarking.

In federal courts in Texas and across the country as well as before the International Trade Commission, Mr. Fenton litigates patent disputes involving a wide range of technologies, from mobile devices, business methods, software systems, glucose testing systems, and electromechanical consumer products. He represents both companies seeking to enforce their intellectual property rights and those accused of infringement.  He has represented joint defense groups before federal courts and including at oral argument.  He has taken depositions to develop the factual record to uncover bases and weaknesses of expert positions.  He has prepared and defended individual and corporate witnesses.

Mr. Fenton prepares and prosecutes patent and trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering a broad spectrum of companies and technologies.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Fenton worked for five years as a software developer, presales engineer, and product manager focusing on enterprise and e-commerce software solutions for retail manufacturers and financial services companies. In each engagement, Mr. Fenton focused on aligning  solutions with existing information technology infrastructure  

MEMBERSHIPS
Association for Computing Machinery
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

EDUCATION
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin
M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

ADMISSIONS
Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas