Director/Shareholder Eric B. Meyertons
Direct Dial: (512) 853-8888
Eric B. Meyertons specializes in intellectual property prosecution, litigation, and counseling. His primary emphasis has been in litigation of disputes involving patents, trademarks, and copyrights. He has also devoted a large portion of his practice to patent prosecution and general intellectual property counseling, including counseling related to intellectual property purchases, noninfringement opinions, and invalidity opinions.
Mr. Meyertons received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering with honors from the University of Texas in 1984. While an undergraduate, Mr. Meyertons was selected as a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. Thereafter, he practiced three years as a process and plant engineer with Mobil Oil, Inc. in Midland, Texas, concentrating on the design and installation of distribution and control systems for natural gas and oil processing facilities.
While employed as an engineer, Mr. Meyertons earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at the Permian Basin, where he graduated in 1987. Mr. Meyertons received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1989. Mr. Meyertons served as an intern at the Texas Supreme Court under the direction of Justice Jack Hightower.
Mr. Meyertons is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Western, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and Texas State Courts. He is an active member of the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Texas Intellectual Property Law Section, the Austin Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Travis County Bar Association. Mr. Meyertons co-authored “Assignor Estoppel: Infringement, Inequitable Conduct, and Privity in Light of Diamond Scientific and Shamrock Technologies,” 72 J.P.O.S. 723 (August, 1990).