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J. Austin Curry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Caldwell Cassady & Curry
2121 N Pearl St, Suite 1200
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-888-4848
Fax: 214-888-4849
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation
Attorney Profile

John Austin Curry is a trial lawyer who focuses on patent infringement disputes and cases involving advanced technologies, including various technologies in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, oil field services, and medical devices. He has helped clients win trial verdicts totaling more than $2 billion.

Mr. Curry’s work is consistently recognized by his peers in the legal community, including his selection to The Best Lawyers in America since 2017 and D Magazine's 2016 listing of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. He also has been recognized on the annual Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list of the state’s top young attorneys since 2014, including being named among Texas Top 100 Up-and-Coming lawyers in 2017.

Prior to founding Caldwell Cassady & Curry, Mr. Curry worked in industry at a semiconductor manufacturer where he developed a software application for secure near-range consumer transactions to demonstrate the potential of a reduced instruction set chipset.

Mr. Curry earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law after graduating valedictorian in his engineering and mathematics class at Southern Methodist University. He now serves as a member of SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering Executive Board.

About J. Austin Curry

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

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Educational Background

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2007    
  • Southern Methodist University, B.S. (Electrical Engineering and Mathematics), Valedictorian, summa cum laude, 2004

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • U.S. Supreme Court – 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas – 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas – 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri – 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas – 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit – 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas – 2008
  • New York State– 2013  


  • The Best Lawyers in America - 2017-present

    , Name Principal, The Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • #1 U.S. Plaintiffs' Patent Firm - IAM Patent 1000-The World's Leading Patent Professionals - 2017, Name Principal, IAM Patent 1000, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas - D Magazine - 2016, Name Principal, D Magazine, 2016
  • Texas Rising Stars – 2014-present, Name Principal, Texas Rising Stars, 2018
  • Texas Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Year - Texas Lawyer - 2017, Name Principal, Texas Lawyer newspaper, 2017


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Office Location for J. Austin Curry

2121 N Pearl St
Suite 1200
Dallas, TX 75201

Last Updated: 10/8/2020

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