Elise Selinger

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Dallas, TX

Patterson + Sheridan LLP
 | 1700 Pacific Ave., Suite 2650
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-720-2200
Fax: 713-623-4846
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Elise Selinger is an associate with Patterson + Sheridan law firm, and she works primarily out of the firm's law office in Dallas, Texas. With a background in materials engineering and extensive experience working for some of the largest corporations in America, Ms. Selinger devotes her legal practice solely on intellectual property law, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients in the following industries who seek to protect their important ideas and inventions:

    ·       Semiconductors

    ·       Telecommunications

    ·       Medical devices

    ·       Electronics

    ·       Oilfield technology

    ·       Consumer products

    ·       Industrial products and mechanical systems

    Throughout the course of her legal career spanning nearly 10 years, Ms. Selinger has assisted numerous clients with obtaining their patents and other intellectual property protections, and she has achieved notable success prosecuting patent infringements and other disputes on behalf of her clients. Committed to superior client service, she is completely devoted to fully understanding her clients' needs and the goals they wish to achieve so that she can devise the most effective strategy possible to help them obtain the positive results they expect efficiently and cost-effectively.

    Widely regarded as an emerging leader in her field, Ms. Selinger routinely conducts lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics related to intellectual property law, and patent acquisition and prosecution. She is highly vested in making this complex area of law more relatable, and she has made outstanding contributions to "World IP Day" and other events while facilitating outreach programs and educational seminars for entrepreneurs, brand owners and other key stakeholders.

    As further evidence of her leadership skills, Ms. Selinger currently serves as council member of the State Bar of Texas' Intellectual Property Section, and she is the former chair of the organization's Women in IP Committee. She also serves as vice chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association's education committee, and she has served as chair and vice chair of its public education committee. She is also an active member of the Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn IP Inn of Court, among her other professional affiliations.

    A 2000 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor of Science in materials science and engineering, Ms. Selinger obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center in 2011. She is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She also received the Coordinator of the Year award from the American Intellectual Property Law Association in 2017.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Intellectual Property
    Focus Areas

    Intellectual Property Law


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    Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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    About Elise Selinger

    Admitted: 2011, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.pattersonsheridan.com/elise-selinger/


    • Inaugural recipient of AIPLA’s Coordinator of the Year, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn IP Inn of Court, Associate, 2015 - 2017
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Vice-Chair, Education Committee, 2017 - present
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Chair and Vice-Chair, Public Education Committee, 2013 - 2017
    • State Bar of Texas IP Section, Chair, Women in IP Committee, 2016 - 2018
    • State Bar of Texas IP Section, Council Member, Present
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • United States Patent and Trademark Office
    • State Bar of Texas

    Educational Background:

    • B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2000
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    1700 Pacific Ave.
    Suite 2650
    Dallas, TX 75201

    Phone: 214-720-2200

    Fax: 713-623-4846

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    Last Updated: 10/8/2020

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