Adam Allgood

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Mr. Allgood is Of Counsel in our Washington, D.C. office. He is an experienced trial lawyer with over a decade of experience in a variety of forums. He has tried patent cases to verdict, cross-examined technical expert witnesses, argued numerous Markman hearings, and deposed and defended witnesses and experts in Section 337 investigations before the ITC. He has drafted inter partes review petitions and argued final hearings before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board.

After law school, Mr. Allgood first served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas. There, he tried numerous Federal Court civil trials to jury verdicts—many as first chair trial counsel—and argued before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

As a former software engineer, Mr. Allgood is a prolific writer on technical matters and the law. He has published numerous articles, been cited by publications such as Law.com, and is a frequent speaker at conferences regarding such issues as legal ethics, technology use, and international litigation strategies.

Practices:
IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Copyright Litigation, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Proceedings, Complex Commercial Litigation, Federal Circuit & Other IP Appeals, IP/IT Transactions & Licensing, Intellectual Property, International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Trials and Appeals

State Bar Admissions & USPTO Registration:
Texas
California
District of Columbia
USPTO Patent Attorney Registration No. 67,306

 Court Admissions:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Education:

University of Oklahoma Law School, JD

University of Oklahoma, BBA in MIS

Harvard Law School Executive Education, Certified in Mediating Disputes

Professional Affiliations:

Conference Section Chair: Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference (2017, 2018, 2019)

EDTX Bar Association: Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Planning Committee (2014-current)

ITC Trial Lawyers Association, 2019-current

D.C. Bar Association, 2020-current

Administration of Justice Committee, Houston Bar Association, 2016-2018

Project TRAIN (Training, Readiness and Inclusion Network), 2017-2018 (develop materials and training programs that will assist employers in hiring and retaining individuals with special needs or cognitive disorders)

Teach Texas, 2016-2018 (teach Texas legal history to local 7th grade students)

Scriblerus Society, Past President

Honors & Awards:

Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2016, 2017