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Michael E. Noe

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Michael E. Noe
(737) 201-1603

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center
    Houston, Texas 1996
    Juris Doctorate
  • Tech Tech University
    Lubbock, Texas 1993
    M.B.A.
  • The University of Texas
    Austin, Texas 1988
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1996

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

 

Attorney Bio

Michael E. Noe is a partner in the technology/intellectual property law group.  Michael’s practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, including the preparation and prosecution of patents, and acquiring, licensing and enforcing patent rights, trademark rights, trade secrets, and copyrights.

Michael brings over 20 years of legal experience, preparing and prosecuting hundreds of U.S. and foreign patents.  He has represented clients in a wide spectrum of different technologies, including building products, roofing, siding, drywall, insulation, ceilings, trim, decking, fencing, solar, performance plastics, abrasives, technical fabrics, ceramic materials, disk drives, pipe systems, renewable energy, tools and software for hydrocarbon exploration, geothermal energy, fluid dynamics, materials science, medical devices, automotive, aviation, aerospace, industrial machinery, nanotechnology, agriculture, irrigation, kitchen and entertainment products, pet products, consumer products and many others.

Michael also has a strong track record of taking patent applications on appeal before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. He is admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and he is a member of the State Bar of Texas.  Michael received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.  Additionally, he earned an M.B.A. from Texas Tech University and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Representative Experience

  • Extensive patent work preparing and prosecuting hundreds of US and foreign patents, and numerous opinions regarding infringement, validity, freedom to operate and patentability.
  • Subject matter expertise spans a wide spectrum of technologies, including building products, roofing, siding, drywall, insulation, ceilings, trim, decking, fencing, performance plastics, abrasives, technical fabrics, ceramic materials, disk drives, pipe systems, renewable energy solutions, systems, tools and software for hydrocarbon exploration, development and production, geothermal systems, fluid dynamics, materials science, medical devices, aviation, aerospace, automotive, railroad, industrial machinery, manufacturing, packaging, coating, molding, nanotechnologies, agriculture, irrigation, kitchen and entertainment products, pet products, consumer products and many other types of mechanical and electromechanical applications.
  • Expertise and a strong track record taking patent applications on appeal before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.
  • Counseling clients on infringement and invalidity issues, with significant experience handling clearance and right-to-practice issues.
  • Litigation of patent, trademark and copyright infringement claims, unfair competition, and breach of contract involving intellectual property.

Professional Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas