Jose Villarreal is a highly experienced patent litigation and trial attorney to technology and growth enterprises. He also advises clients regarding strategic intellectual property portfolio development and licensing, IP transactions, and mergers and acquisitions due diligence.
Jose has represented his clients in litigation matters in federal courts around the country and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He has practiced in Texas for over 24 years and is often called for his knowledge of U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Texas and Eastern District of Texas.
Operating in a broad spectrum of technologies, Jose is experienced in matters involving semiconductor manufacturing and circuits, diagnostic devices, networking and communications, software as a service (SaaS) and customer relationship management (CRM) software, and 3D printing, video games, and autonomous vehicles.
Prior to his legal career, Jose worked in the telecommunications and networking industry. Jose has served on the Conference Planning Committee of the University of Texas School of Law Advanced Patent Law Institute since 2014 and is a founding member of the Yeakel IP Inn of Court led by the Honorable Lee Yeakel, with participation from the Western District of Texas judges and intellectual property bar.