Joshua Wyde handles most aspects of intellectual property law, including litigation, patent and trademark post-grant and opposition proceedings, portfolio analysis, licensing and technology transfer, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, reviewing/drafting contracts, written opinions, and general advice. He occasionally prosecutes trademarks, registers copyright in works, and participates in domain name UDRP. For patents, he helps with all phases except prosecution (helping obtain a patent for an invention): [1]


Mail: 3740 Greenbriar St #980609, Houston, TX 77098–0609

Off: 710 N Post Oak Rd Ste 105, Houston, TX 77024–3808

T: 713.482.1916

F: 713.766.6563




Representative Matters

Portfolio Analysis for Monitization (2014–Present)
Assessed many portfolios consisting of hundreds of patents to find litigation candidates for acquisition, licensing, and assertion for large patent owner partner.
Copyright Plaintiff Litigation (May 2016–Present)
Represented major motion picture copyright holders in enforcement actions against persons downloading unlicensed copies via BitTorrent.
Infringement Opinion (Mar.–Apr. 2017)
Wrote formal non-infringement opinion for large processor company accused of infringing an allegedly standards-essential patent.
Semiconductor Components Indus., No. PR2016-01833 (PTAB inst. decision Mar. 24, 2017); Linear Tech. Corp., No. IPR2015-01998 (PTAB terminated Sept. 7, 2016); Linear Tech. Corp., No. IPR2015-01994 (PTAB inst. decision Jan. 29, 2016); Maxim Integrated Products Inc., No. IPR2015-01627 (PTAB inst. decision Jan. 29, 2016); Fairchild Semiconductor Corp., No. CBM2015-00060 (PTAB inst. decision Aug. 3, 2015); and Linear Tech. Corp., No. IPR2015-00421 (PTAB decided July 21, 2015)
Defended litigation-plaintiff's patent in five IPRs and one CBM against four large companies and and five major law firms who sought to have the patent found unpatentable over the prior art or as non-patentable subject matter. Technology related to electronic component testing.
Hailo Techs, LLC v. Mobisoft Infotech, LLC, No. 4:17-cv-00076 (S.D. Tex. dismissed Mar. 6, 2017)
Represented defendant against plaintiff's allegations of patent infringement. Technology related to taxi dispatch.
Reflectix, Inc. v. Promethean Insulation Tech. LLC, Nos. IPR2015-00039,-42,-44,-45,-47 (PTAB inst. decision Apr. 24, 2015) and No. IPR2015-01982 (PTAB terminated Jan. 20, 2016)
Defendended patent against an international law firm in six concurrent IPRs. Technology related to fire-resistant radiant barriers.
Portfolio Analysis for Defensive Acquisition (2014–15)
Assessed dozens of portfolios consisting of hundreds of patents to ascertain value for large processor company looking to obtain defensive patents to help with expansion into a new technological area.
Fujitsu Ltd. v. Belkin Int'l Inc., No. 5:10-cv-03972 (N.D. Cal verdict Dec. 10, 2012)
Spear-headed unpatentability aspect of litigation while defending client accused of infringement in this company-against-company litigation through trial. Technology related to wireless cards.


Named to Thomson Reuters's Super Lawyers® Texas Intellectual Property Rising Stars 2015–17 [2]

Houston Intellectual Property Lawyer's Association Member

Trained mediator through the A. A. White Dispute Resolution Center

B.S. Electrical Engineering, MBA, and J.D.

Member of State Bar of Texas, District of Columbia Bar, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, and U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

But if you are looking to obtain a patent, I know many prosecutors in the Houston area, and I am happy to help you find one that has a technical background that matches the invention subject area.
I do not want to overstate this recognition, and you should be aware that the company awarding the designation makes money by selling the advertising of the award.
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Past results are not a guarantee of future success. Every case and situation is different, and the law is constantly changing.
Attorney Joshua S. Wyde is located in Houston, TX
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