Mr James W Repass > Norton Rose Fulbright > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Norton Rose Fulbright
HOUSTON, TX 77010-3095
United States

Work Department

IP Transactions and Patent Prosecution


Lawyer Rankings

United States > Intellectual property > Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is active in all areas of IP law, and is recognized here for representing clients in trademark registration, acquisitions, management, and enforcement matters. The team is also experienced in trademark mediation and arbitration, as well as matters before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Contacts in the Austin office include US head of IP brands Alicia Morris Groos, a highly experienced litigator, who manages domestic and international IP portfolios; and US head of IP James Repass, who focuses on joint ventures and licensing arrangements. Global head of IP Timothy Kenny is based in Minneapolis and advises on strategic portfolio counseling and management. In May 2020, Michael Metteauer departed for Pirkey Barber.

United States > Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage)

Norton Rose Fulbright excels in multi-jurisdictional disputes, drawing on the firm’s extensive global network to advise clients across borders. With Charles Walker, the head of the IP disputes practice in the US, and James Repass as the head of IP in the US, based in the Houston office, the practice has a strong foothold in one of the busiest patent litigation states in the country. The Minneapolis-based Timothy Kenny is the firm’s global head of IP. Jeffrey Lewis joined Foley Hoag LLP in June 2020.