Mr. Nash has drafted many patent applications for prosecution by himself as well as for other patent law firms and patent law departments including large entities such as NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), Naval Underwater Warfare Center, Naval Surface Warfare Center and Halliburton. Subject matter includes a wide range of devices: electromechanical, oil well equipment, valves, surgical procedures, heart pumps, catheters, downhole tools, coil tubing related devices, material analysis, radiation resistant hardware, ionized gas antennas, supercavitating vessels, fiber optic hydrophones, fuel cells, real and synthetic aperture sonar, synthetic oil extraction, battery cell balancing devices, and the like.
Prior to becoming a lawyer Mr. Nash was an engineer with Halliburton for wireline equipment maintenance and training. He was internationally based for most of the twelve years he was with Halliburton.
HIPLA – Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
HNWBA – Houston Northwest Bar Association
District Engineer (1974-1986)
HALLIBURTON COMPANY CALIFORNIA, HOLLAND, SCOTLAND, SINGAPORE, INDONESIA
Responsible for maintenance of oilfield downhole tools including wireline electronic logging equipment, mechanical tools, perforating tools, computer surface equipment, field operation, and training.
Associate Patent Attorney (1990-1995)
BROWNING, BUSHMAN, ANDERSON & BROOKHART (HOUSTON, TEXAS)
Job duties included patent drafting and prosecution, litigation support, infringement and validity studies, trademark prosecution, legal research.
Patent Attorney (1995-2016)
Sole Practitioner (HOUSTON, TEXAS)
Patent and trademark prosecution in electronic, electrical, software, mechanical arts, infringement studies, and trademark practice including: wide range of consumer goods, electronic circuits, microwave antennas and devices, laser devices, software expert systems, Internet business software, computer hardware/software, medical devices, oilfield valves, BOPs, threaded connections, casing tools, cementing tools, and downhole electronic logging and survey tools. Clients include NASA, Naval Underwater Warfare Dept., Navy Surface Warfare Dept., patent law firms, businesses, and individuals.
- THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, TEXAS, B.Sc. Electrical Engineering (1968-1974)
Major: Major field of study includes electronics and computers.
Minor: Minor field of study – business.
- UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS, Juris Doctor (1987-1990)
CUM LAUDE, UPPER 15% OF CLASS
Major: Major field of study was Intellectual Property.
Activities: Order of Barons Honor Society
State of Texas Certified Mediator – Dispute Resolution Center located at County Courthouse
Publications & Speeches coming soon…