Elizabeth Durham Flannery

Sector Chair - Energy IP (Firmwide) & Department Chair - Intellectual Property (Houston) Partner

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Elizabeth Flannery co-chairs the firm's Energy IP Practice Group. Ms. Flannery works with large and small clients to protect their intellectual property interests and maximize the value of technology assets to their business model and goals. Ms. Flannery assists clients in numerous areas of the energy industry, including the oil & gas sector and energy transition technologies. Ms. Flannery also assists clients in a variety of other industries, including chemical manufacturers, biotechnology companies, and retailers. She actively practices in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent and trade secret litigation, prosecution of patent applications, adversarial proceedings at the USPTO (including inter partes review (IPR)), licensing agreements, pre-suit investigations, freedom-to-operate advice, patent opinions, and general counseling. Ms. Flannery has represented both patent owners and defendants in all stages of complex patent litigation, and tried major patent cases in various district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission.