Kyle E. Friesen focuses his practice on intellectual property law, with an emphasis on litigating patent disputes. He has represented clients in district courts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in cases involving a wide range of technologies that include chemicals, medical devices, semiconductors, financial services and consumer electronics.
Kyle also has represented clients in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office through final decision and subsequent appeals.
In addition, Kyle counsels clients on patent issues, such as invalidity and noninfringement, and advises on intellectual property aspects of transactions, ranging from commercial agreements to project financing.
Kyle has written and presented on the subject of trial proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Before joining Shook, he was an associate in the Houston office of Mayer Brown LLP.
- J.D., with honors, University of Texas School of Law, 2008
- Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Chief Articles Editor
- Chief Justice Joe R. Greenhill Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law Recipient
- Bryant Smith Law Scholarship Recipient
- B.S., University of Texas, 2003 (Chemistry)
- BASF National Endowed Scholarship Recipient
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
- The Hon. Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court
- Congregation Emanu El, Committee Member
- Boy Scout Troop 1190, Adult Volunteer
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