Edward J. Marshall
Ed Marshall has been a licensed patent agent/attorney since 2000. He graduated from the University of Texas, Austin with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1994 and a J.D. in 2003.
Over the course of his legal career, Ed has conducted and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses in patent cases, prepared pleadings, Markman briefs, and motions for Summary Judgment, conducted discovery, and counseled clients regarding patent, trade secret, and trademark cases. He served as lead counsel in a small patent case, and has argued a case before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ed is admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Texas, the Western District of Texas, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
In addition to his litigation experience, Ed is personally listed on over 260 issued U.S. Patents in various technological areas, including Broadcasting, Software, Business/Internet Methods, Processor and Memory Architecture, and Telecommunications. He has also prepared and prosecuted hundreds of additional issued US Patents under the name of firms with which he has been associated.
Ed currently focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications and counseling clients regarding their patent portfolio, providing formal and informal invalidity and non-infringement opinions, and other litigation support. Ed’s combination of litigation and patent prosecution experience provides him important practical insights on patent drafting techniques and strategies that help him obtain enforceable, valuable patents for his clients.