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Chad Wallis is an associate in Norton Rose Fulbright's Austin office with a focus in intellectual property law. Chad's practice primarily includes the prosecution and litigation of patents.
Chad has experience preparing and prosecuting both utility and design patent applications in the U.S. and abroad for various technologies including medical devices; oil and gas equipment; innovative materials; automotive, marine, and railroad equipment; personal hygiene products; semi-conductors; and integrated circuits. Chad also has experience with preparing freedom-to-operate analyses, invalidity opinions, and licensing agreements.
Chad's practice is also focused on post-grant proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Chad has successfully represented patent owners and patent challengers in post-issuance validity proceedings, including developing case strategies, drafting briefs, expert declarations, and other motions, as well as handling expert depositions.
JD, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2018
BS, magna cum laude, Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
During law school, Chad was honored Dean's Honor roll, the Jurisprudence Award for patent law and was a member of the American Indian Law Review as well as the Intellectual Property Law Society.
- Texas State Bar
- US Patent and Trademark Attorney