Education and Honors

  • J.D. (cum laude), Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2008
    Technology Editor, SMU Law Review
  • B.S. (cum laude), electrical engineering, Texas A&M University, 1998

Admissions and Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Brad Birchfield

Senior Associate

2001 Ross Avenue Dallas, Texas 75201-2980
United States


Patent prosecution and litigation


Bradley Birchfield works on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution, litigation, licensing and intellectual property agreements. Mr. Birchfield has experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to a wide range of technologies, including optics, electronics, software and telecommunications.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Birchfield spent seven years working as an electrical engineer in the telecommunications industry. His work in that field included circuit board design and implementation, software development and testing, and system integration and verification.

Publications, Speeches and Presentations

  • “Note, The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s Questionable Opinion in IPXL Holdings, L.L.C. v., Inc. Creates More Questions Than Answers Regarding Hybrid Claims,” SMU Law Review, Winter 2007