Samir Bhavsar is a technically agile, full-service intellectual property lawyer who works closely with his clients who praise him for being "quick to understand the facts" and comment that the "quality of his work is excellent, is done efficiently and he provides a very well written product." The Legal 500 (2010). They also value his combination of skills, noting that Mr. Bhavsar "knows his patent prosecution, licensing and litigation - this many skills in one person is rare." The Legal 500 (2013). Samir's practice also extends to data privacy, including guidance and counseling. He is certified as an Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Clients find Samir's prior experience as a Chief IP Counsel key to assisting them with developing valuable patent portfolios through strategic patent mining, preparation and prosecution. He has twice been recognized as a "Leading Lawyer" by The Legal 500 (2010 & 2013) for his work in this field. Mr. Bhavsar litigates patent cases nationwide, including in the hotbeds of Texas, California, and Delaware, as well as before the PTAB. Clients also rely on him to draft and negotiate complex patent, software, and other agreements directed to in-bound and outbound licensing and the ownership of technology assets. Samir also performs IP due diligence studies and offers advice regarding intellectual property issues that arise in initial public offerings, mergers, acquisitions, credit facilities and other corporate transactions.
Clients find Samir's technology experience to be extensive and diverse. His telecommunications background includes optical networks; LTE, WiFi, and other wireless technologies; DSL, VoIP, and other wireline technologies; and Internet enabling technologies. His electronics background includes semiconductor device design and manufacturing, integrated circuit design and manufacturing, radio frequency (RF) systems and devices, antenna technology, and digital signal processing. In the software field, he advises clients involved in developing cloud-computing technologies, artificial intelligence, image and audio processing techniques, SaaS systems, and network security applications. His retail background includes e-commerce applications, supply chain management systems, digital watermarking technologies, and Web tools. His financial services background includes block chain, electronic trading platforms, insurance products, investment services, banking tools, and asset management products. His medical device background includes stents and various eye care products.
Samir has served on many Boards and Steering Committees for diversity organizations locally and nationwide, including the Dallas Bar Association, NAPABA and the Texas Minority Counsel Program. He enjoys mentoring young lawyers both within and outside the firm. Samir is a graduate of the Dallas Regional Chamber's 2019 Leadership Dallas class.