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B. Todd Patterson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Houston, TX

Patterson + Sheridan LLP
24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1600
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: 713-623-4844
Fax: 713-623-4846
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property (70%), Intellectual Property Litigation (20%), Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)
Attorney Profile

As an early pioneer in the intellectual property market in Houston, Texas, B. Todd Patterson is a partner at Patterson + Sheridan. An extremely skilled attorney with almost three decades of experience, his practice areas include the following: brand protection, technology, licensing and intellectual property transactions, litigation and dispute resolution, oil and gas services, nanotechnology, medical devices and procedures, internet, electronics and semiconductor technologies, communications technologies, chemicals, and biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Patterson is admitted to practice in the state of Texas. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

After graduating from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in 1990, Mr. Patterson attended The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. In 1993, he graduated cum laude with his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law.

He is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the South Texas College of Law Alumni Association, the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Baylor University Leadership Council. Mr. Patterson is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a Master of the Bench for the Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court and a member of The Markman Process and Claim Construction within The Sedona Conference.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Intellectual Property
  • 20%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 10%Mergers & Acquisitions
Focus Areas

Intellectual Property Law

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

About B. Todd Patterson

First Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.pattersonsheridan.com/b-todd-patterson/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court, Master of the Bench
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • The Sedona Conference, Working Group 5 (The Markman Process and Claim Construction)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Metabolite Labs: The Big One that Got Away The National Law Journal by Todd Patterson and Keith M. Tackett, August 28, 2006
  • Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending, December 16, 2016
  • Fed. Circ. Clarifies Venue Selection In Patent CasesLaw 360 Jayme Partridge, May 02, 2016 - Todd Patterson and Kyrie Cameron
  • Federal Circuit Court Decisions For Week Ending, November 6, 2015
  • Federal Circuit Decisions for Week Ending, November 7, 2014
  • Brief of Amicus Curiae Altera Corporation, HTC Corporation, HTC America, Inc., SmugMug, Inc. and Weatherford International in Support of Petitioner, Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc. and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, No. 12-786, United States Supreme Court, February 28, 2014 - Jerry R. Selinger, B. Todd Patterson, Gero G. McClellan
  • Federal Circuit Decisions for Week Ending, January 24, 2014
  • Federal Circuit Decisions for Week Ending, May 10, 2013

Honors/Awards

  • Texas' Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers® 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013 - 2020

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas Dental Branch
  • Baylor University, B.S., Major: Science, 1990

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Baylor University’s academics and athletics, Supporter
  • Baylor University Leadership Council
  • South Texas College of Law Alumni Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Representative Clients

  • Weatherford International
  • IBM
  • Exxon Mobil

Industry Groups

  • Biotechnology + Pharmaceuticals; Counseling + Strategic Insight
  • Chemical
  • Communications Technologies
  • Electronics + Semiconductor Technologies
  • Internet
  • Medical Devices + Procedures
  • Nanotechnology
  • Oil +Gas Services
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Office Location for B. Todd Patterson

24 Greenway Plaza
Suite 1600
Houston, TX 77046

Phone: 713-623-4844

Fax: 713-623-4846

Last Updated: 3/16/2021

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