Trevor’s practice focuses on many aspects of developing and enforcing intellectual property portfolios for clients ranging in size from startups to Fortune 500 companies. He is well-versed in the role that intellectual property plays in the different phases of a company’s development. With this in mind, Trevor works with clients to understand their business needs and helps them to develop intellectual property assets that can provide value toward their business goals.
In addition to US and international patent preparation and prosecution, Trevor has experience performing patentability searches and analyses as well as experience with non-infringement opinions and freedom-to-operate analyses.
Throughout his career, Trevor has developed intellectual property experience in the electrical arts, the chemical arts, and the life sciences. For example, he has extensive work experience with technologies such as cloud computing, computer hardware, software, polymers, solutions, semiconductor processing, small molecules, synthetic biology, sequencing technologies, medical imaging, and medical devices.
Trevor also has experience in the complex intersection of the life sciences and electrical arts. In particular, he has experience working with DNA computing technologies, machine learning to predict patient outcomes, machine learning to design large molecules and optimize large molecule production, and algorithms to analyze and evaluate clinical trials data.
B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1996
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Before attending law school, Trevor gained engineering experience in the printed circuit board fabrication division of Texas Instruments. In addition, he acquired research experience related to glucose and lactose biosensors as a lab assistant for the University of Texas Department of Chemical Engineering.