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Harry Laxton wins unanimous 12-juror verdict!

Ramey & Schwaller, LLP is proud to announce that earlier this month Harry Laxton obtained a unanimous 12-juror verdict favorable to a client of the firm in an adverse-possession lawsuit.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

 

Ramey & Schwaller client inventors honored at recent ceremony

Firm client inventors David H. Byrne, Ph.D. and Natalie A. Anderson, Ph.D. of Texas A&M AgriLife Research were honored with awards at the Texas A&M Patent and Innovation 2018 Awards Luncheon on May 17, 2018 for fourteen plant patents received on peaches and nectarines in 2017.  Ramey & Schwaller prosecuted the fourteen plant patents.  Ramey & Schwaller was represented by Melissa Schwaller, Harry Laxton, and Jim Xiao at the Luncheon.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

Congratulations to Advance Scanners

Ramey & Schwaller awarded a prize of $10,000 in intellectual property services to Advanced Scanners at the 2018 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition on May 17, 2018.  Pictured left to right are Melissa Schwaller of Ramey & Schwaller and Jeff Levine, Aaron Bernstein, and Lars Kuslich, all of Advanced Scanners.  Advanced Scanners is creating a 3D optical computer vision system that tracks the motion of the patient’s brain during surgery and corrects the brain maps (MRIs) surgeons use in real time.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

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2018 Texas A&M New Ventures Comptetition

Dr. Melissa Schwaller will proudly represent the firm at the 2018 New Ventures Competition on May 17, 2018.  This will be the second consecutive year Ramey & Schwaller will send one of its partners to judge this event.  Not only does the firm participate in judging the competition we also sponsor the event, giving a ten thousand dollar donation of Intellectual Property Legal Services which Dr. Schwaller will present to the winner of the New Ventures Competition.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

 

Congratulations to CNPC USA

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client CNPC-USA on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 9,909,050 titled HIGH DENSITY AND HIGH TEMPERATURE EMULSIFIER FOR USE IN AN OIL BASED DRILLING FLUID SYSTEM on March 6, 2018.  The patent relates to a drilling fluid system including an emulsifier that is stable under high density and high temperature conditions.  The present invention also relates to a method of manufacturing the emulsifier from a fatty oil, diethylenetriamine, and maleic acid.

Ramey & Schwalller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

 

Dan Kruegers presentation in Los Angeles

March 5, 2018

Firm partner Dr. Dan Krueger recently contributed to the APS Physics March meeting in Los Angeles, California .  Dr. Kruegers presentation was part of the Patents and Innovations session at this months meeting.  The presentation focused on when to pursue patent protection to protect your intellectual property.

For more info on Dr. Kruegers latest speaking engagement click here.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with a national client base from our Houston, Texas office. We are dedicated to enhancing client’s results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

Firm Partner Melissa Schwaller to speak on IP at AUTM

DR. Schwaller will give her presentation at this years Annual AUTM meeting beginning February 18, 2018.  The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is a nonprofit organization which has more than 3,300 members worldwide representing managers of intellectual property, universities, research institutions, as well as numerous business and government organizations from around the world.

Not only will Dr. Schwaller speak on “Intellectual Property Protection for Plants: Reaping the Benefits” , she will also moderate this particular session.  Ramey & Schwaller is an active member of AUTM, participating in several meetings each year.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

Bill Ramey to judge MBA Venture Challenge at Texas A&M

Managing Partner Bill Ramey will judge this years MBA Venture Challenge at the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship Friday February 16th.  This annual event consists of teams of MBA students who will quickly and effectively evaluate early stage start-up firms.  The MBA Venture Challenge offers MBA students several different avenues to showcase their knowledge and ability to quickly evaluate these business start-ups.  In past years students have showcased themselves to a level that has resulted in job offers and even technology licensing discussions.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

Paul Hinson Will Get his Trial Against Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company and its Executive David Smith for Defamation and Conspiracy

On January 26, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court Denied Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company and its Executive David Smith’s attempt to prevent Paul Hinson from going to trial on his defamation and conspiracy claims in Rockport, Texas.  After six years, Hinson finally will be allowed to tell a jury how he was defamed by Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company and its Executive David Smith when they falsely accused Hinson of forging a name on a life insurance policy.  The trial team at Ramey & Schwaller is eager to assist Hinson in telling his story.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

 

Managing Partner Bill Ramey speaks at Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday

Mr. William (“Bill”) Ramey, III proudly represented Ramey & Schwaller Saturday,  when he gave his speech on Legal Issues for Startups at Aggie Entrepreneurship SaturdayThe event, held in Austin, Texas was hosted by the Fort Worth A&M Club, Northeast Tarrant County A&M Club, the Aggie Network The Association (Association of Former Students) , and Texas A&M Universities McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship.

Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday is a networking event of Texas A&M Graduates who own businesses and business startups.  Managing Partner of Ramey & Schwaller, Bill Ramey often sponsors and speaks at various Texas A&M events throughout the year.  A graduate of Texas A&M Class of 95′ and proud Aggie Professional.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com