Shince Thankappan, PATENT ATTORNEY


EXPERTISE/EXPERIENCE

Mr. Thankappan has been practicing intellectual property law for about 8 years with a focus on patent prosecution in a broad range of technologies. He has written and prosecuted applications directed to: computer hardware and software, memory design, oilfield operations, storage systems, digital and analog signal processing, database management, wireless systems, and seismic data acquisition.

Mr. Thankappan received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, where he served as an Articles Editor for the Houston Journal of International Law. Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Thankappan received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a member of the Eta Kappa Nu electrical engineering honor society.

EDUCATION

The University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (May 2008)

The University of Texas at Austin, B.S. in Electrical Engineering (May 2003)

ADMISSIONS & REGISTRATIONS
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • State Bar of Texas
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
RECOGNITIONS

The University of Houston Law Center

  • Houston Journal of International Law, Articles Editor
  • Patstats.org, Student Editor
  • Intellectual Property Student Organization, Treasurer
  • John Black Moot Court Tournament, Quarterfinalist
  • Locke Liddell & Sapp L.L.P. Intellectual Property &Technology Scholarship

The University of Texas at Austin

  • University Honors Day, College Scholar
  • Recipient of B.N. Gafford Scholarship in Electrical Engineering
  • Recipient of U.T. Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship