Lewis Schiel is an adept patent attorney with over a decade of experience in managing and protecting complex intellectual property portfolios domestically and internationally.

Lewis has worked extensively in the digital and telecommunications spaces managing several patent portfolios and prosecuting patent applications related to wireless, WiFi, UX/UI, mapping/navigation, VR/AR, and video compression technology.

Lewis is well-known for his thorough and in-depth due diligence, market research, preliminary infringement analyses, and evaluation of patent file histories and technical literature. In addition to his transactional practice, Lewis supports clients in patent litigation matters.

  • Directed prosecution of pending patent applications, and oversaw maintenance of a large international telecommunications patent portfolio
  • Drafted claims for and coordinated claim scope among multiple related telecommunications (largely 3GPP LTE) and video compression (largely HEVC H.265) patent applications filed domestically and internationally
  • Reviewed patent assets for ongoing value based on various factors related to business goals
  • Reviewed invalidity filings filed against various telecommunications patents

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Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Principal Attorney Lewis Schiel

Schiel is a registered patent attorney who brings nearly 11 years of legal experience in patent evaluation, preparation, and prosecution. This experience includes successfully prosecuting patents across industries domestically and abroad, evaluating products for evidence of patent infringement, and preparation of claim charts for presentation to potential licensees. Schiel received his J.D.from Southern Methodist University

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Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD

Texas State University, MBA

Texas A&M University, BS

Telecommunications Engineering Technology

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Registered U.S. Patent Attorney

Texas, 2012

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office