Elliott Deese focuses his practice on litigation matters, including patent infringement, construction litigation, and franchise disputes.

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

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.
  • Drafted response to accused infringer’s motion to dismiss in copyright case.
  • Drafted response to accused infringer’s motion to compel in trademark dispute.
  • Assisted in deposition of expert witness in accounting malpractice case and drafted motion to exclude.
  • Drafted original and amended petitions, motions to compel discovery, and responses to motions for summary judgment in commercial real estate dispute involving multiple defendants.
  • Obtained summary removal of mechanic’s lien on homestead property.
  • Obtained default judgment in breach of contract case and executed writ of attachment on judgment debtor’s non-exempt assets.