Ross Culpepper is a full-service intellectual property lawyer that works closely with his clients to solve a diverse and complex range of intellectual property issues. Ross has experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution and portfolio development, patent portfolio monetization and licensing, patent litigation, patent proceedings before the USPTO (e.g., inter partes reviews), and technology related business transactions (e.g., IP due diligence, technology service agreements).
Ross secures intellectual property rights for clients of all sizes and in numerous industries. In particular, he develops valuable patent portfolios through strategic patent mining and patent prosecution practices, and his portfolio development experience covers a diverse range of technology areas, including computer architecture (e.g., microprocessors, semiconductors, memory, touchscreens), computer security, software, telecommunications and networking, energy, aerospace, automotive, medical devices, and business and finance solutions.
Ross also assists clients with patent portfolio monetization and licensing, including patent portfolio valuation, identifying potential licensees, patent licensing negotiations, and preparing intellectual property license agreements.
Prior to forming Alliance IP, Ross was an intellectual property attorney at Baker Botts, a large multi-national law firm, where he focused on both patent prosecution and litigation of complex, high-stakes patent disputes. Ross draws heavily from his patent litigation experience in order to prepare and prosecute robust patents that can withstand the extensive scrutiny of litigation.
J.D., The University of Texas School of Law with honors
B.S., Computer Science, The University of Texas
State Bar of Texas
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers