Elliott Deese represents clients in commercial litigation matters, with a focus on intellectual property.

Elliott received his J.D., cum laude, from South Texas College of Law. While in law school, he was a member of the Advocacy Program and was inducted into the National Order of Scribes. Elliott previously served as an intern to U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Crone of the Eastern District of Texas.

Prior to law school, Elliott served as a congressional intern for two members of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Credentials

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law, cum laude, 2021

National Order of Scribes
Presidential Fellows

B.A., University of Kentucky, 2015

Admissions

Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Experience

  • Participated in all aspects of pre-trial motion phase in patent infringement suit, including proposed jury instructions, verdict form, motions in limine, and drafting a successful motion to exclude key witness.
  • Attended three-week patent infringement trial in the Western District of Texas.
  • Assisted in settlement negotiations for client accused of infringing competitor’s patents.
  • Obtained dismissal of trademark Infringement suit for Houston area restaurant operators in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Obtained favorable settlement and agreed permanent injunction for trademark infringement plaintiff in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
  • Representation of trademark owner in Inter Partes proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Defense of allegations of trade secret appropriation and trade dress infringement in dispute between e-commerce competitors in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
  • Representation of trademark owner in state court infringement suit, obtaining favorable settlement and agreed permanent injunction.
  • Member of trial team that obtained complete defense verdict in trade secret misappropriation case seeking over $30M in damages in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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