Jacob Henry

ATTORNEYS

Jacob Henry

Counsel
OFC: 713-426-3923
Office: Houston

Education

St. Mary’s University School of Law San Antonio, Texas 

Juris Doctorate, May 1994 

The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School Charlottesville, Virginia 

Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course, October 2002 Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course, January 2010 

University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, Texas 

B.S. Electrical Engineering, December 2005 

University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas 

B.B.A. with double majors in Finance and Insurance, May 1991 

Experience

Of Counsel, Blank Rome LLP Houston, Texas Patent prosecution Nov. 2015 – Present 

Involved in all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution 

Technologies included: handheld wireless devices and related systems; power and power management systems; SoC design and programming; neural networks; audio-video processing; stenographic systems; electrical circuits; photo-electric circuits; teleconferencing systems 

Drafted replies to US, EPO, CN, AU, and IN Office Actions, among others 

Drafted and negotiated IP agreements and general contracts 

PCT filings and national phase filings 

Supervised work of associates 

Responsible for oversight of extensive docket 

Provided litigation support: claim charts; file history analysis; infringement analysis 

Supervised prosecution in KR, IN, CN, HK, GB, JP, CA, MX, BR, AU and EPO 

Partner, Novak Druce + Quigg LLP Houston, Texas Patent prosecution, litigation Nov. 2007 – Nov. 2015 

Involved in all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution 

Technologies included: handheld wireless devices and related systems; business methods; designs; concrete saws, electronic learning tools; removable hitches; bicycle carrier racks; liquid crystal displays; automated water flushing networks; light guides; projections devices; downhole reclamation devices 

Inter partes and ex parte reexaminations 

Provided litigation support: claim charts; file history analysis; infringement analysis 

Attorney, Law Office of Jacob B. Henry San Antonio, Texas Civil and Criminal Litigation November 1994 – November 2007 

Lead counsel in numerous jury trials and bench trials 

Experience includes in excess of 200 direct and cross-examinations of experts, parties and fact witnesses 

Lead counsel in more than 20 felony appeals 

Reported decisions include: 

In re: J.S., 933 S.W.2d 370 (Tex.App.—San Antonio, 1999) Trinidad v. State, 949 S.W.2d 22 (Tex.App.—San Antonio, 1999) In the Matter of M.R., 5 S.W.3d 879 (Tex.App.—San Antonio, 1999) 

Judge Advocate, U.S. Army Houston, Texas Major, U.S. Army Reserve 2001 – Present 

Currently Deputy Leader of 1st Legal Operations Detachment, Houston Team 

Mobilized U.S. Army Defense Counsel January 2006 – January 2007; provided representation to soldiers in court martial proceedings under the UCMJ 

Significant experience in all aspects of military proceedings including trial of courts- martial, separation hearings, summary courts martial, pretrial confinement proceedings and Summary Article 15 proceedings 

Twice Awarded the Army Achievement Medal and the Army Commendation Medal 

Served as communications Officer (S-6) and Defense Counsel for 22nd Legal Support Organization 

Graduated from Criminal Law Advocacy Course, March 2006 

Served as Legal Assistance Counsel for the 75th Training Division 

Served as Chief of Criminal Justice for the 11th Military Police Brigade, Los Alamitos California – responsible for advising down-trace Commanders in all UCMJ matters

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1994 (SBN 00790868) 
  • USPTO, September 24, 2007 (RN 61093) 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas 
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas