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Congratulations to CNPC USA

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client CNPC-USA on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,072,197 B2 titled CROSSLINKED HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYMERS FOR USE IN WATER-BASED DRILLING FLUIDS on September 11, 2018.  The patent relates to Crosslinked high molecular weight acrylamide and 2-acry­lamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid copolymers in inverse emulsion form act as inhibitive and encapsulating agents for water-based drilling fluids system.

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

Congratulations to Pygmalion Technologies, LLC

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client Pygmalion Technologies on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,023,017 B1 titled AIR-DRAG POWERED DEVICES FOR VEHICLE WHEELS on July 17, 2018.  Air-drag powered devices are provided for automatically maintaining a target inflation pressure or for equipping vehicle wheels with additional functionality.

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

Bill Ramey & Harry Laxton to speak on IP and Business Law

On August 8th, 9th, and 10th the Texas Bar will hold its Advanced In-House Counsel CLE courses at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas.  Mr. Harry Laxton and Managing Partner of Ramey & Schwaller, Bill Ramey will both be speaking in this years courses.

Wednesday August 8th, Harry Laxton will speak on IP in the “5 Things you need to know about IP” course.  Bill Ramey will be moderating this course.

Thursday August 9th, Bill Ramey will Co-Direct the course with Misty Barnett of Sabre Inc., who is also a client of Ramey & Schwaller.

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

Congratulations to Coil Solutions

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client Coil Solutions on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 9,932,798 B1 titled HELIX NOZZLE OSCILLATING DELIVERY SYSTEM on April 3, 2018.  The patent relates to a helix nozzle oscillating tool that creates a fluid pattern with both spinning and acoustic/oscillating methods.

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

Congratulations to American Sinker Bars

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client American Sinker Bars on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,024,118 B2 titled IMPROVED SINKER BAR on July 17, 2018.  The patent relates to specification for Sucker Rods, Polished Rods and Liners, couplings, Sinker Bars, Polished Rod Clamps, Stuffing Boxes, and Pumping Tees from API Specification.

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

Experienced Patent and Trademark Attorney Brett Crockett has joined the Ramey & Schwaller team

June 28, 2018

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Intellectual property law firm Ramey & Schwaller is pleased to announce that Brett has joined the practice as a partner. Brett joins Craig Buschmann in expanding our Salt Lake City area presence.

Mr. Crockett advises clients on how to best protect and exploit their valuable intellectual property, whether through patent, trademark, or copyright.

Brett has extensive experience in US and foreign trademark prosecution and has taught trademark and other intellectual property law to both lawyers and non-lawyers. He and has successfully represented his clients in protecting and defending their intellectual property rights in litigation matters, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board actions, and UDRP domain name actions. He is also a registered patent attorney and has obtained US and foreign patents for clients across technology areas including Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Agricultural and Construction Equipment, Industrial and Oilfield Wastewater Treatment Systems, Consumer Products Packaging, Gaming Products and Systems, Software and Hardware, Industrial Processing Systems, Containment and Remediation Systems and Processes, Snorkeling/Scuba Diving Equipment, Ski Equipment, Outdoor Recreational Equipment, Sports Accessories, Specialty Construction and Building Tools and Pharmaceutical Compositions and Methods.

Brett is currently listed by Mountain States Super Lawyers® as a “SuperLawer” and was repeatedly recognized by this same organization as a “Rising Star” in Intellectual Property, and has also served as a Utah State Bar Examiner. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of, and as a volunteer attorney for Shriner’s Hospitals for Children – SLC.

“Brett is an exciting addition to the firm, his trademark experience will particularly benefit our clients.” said Bill Ramey, Managing Partner and founder of Ramey & Schwaller. “His expertise and experience in many areas will complement Ramey & Schwaller’s IP abilities.”

“I am honored to join the team here at Ramey & Schwaller, it’s a strong team of intellectual property professionals,” said Mr. Crockett. “I look forward to this new opportunity working with Ramey & Schwaller’s exceptional domestic and international client base.”

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

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 Advanced 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.