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The collective expertise of our global team distinguishes OBWB in the field of Intellectual Property Law. We align our best resources to meet each client's specific needs and we treat each matter with the highest degree of attention and care.

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Suite 275, Austin   TX 78738
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12F, Excel Centre, 6 Wudinghou Street
Xicheng District, Beijing   100033

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1200 Pearl St. Ste. 314
Boulder, CO   80302
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Level 30, The Oberoi Centre
Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8/F, Hangzhou Kerry Center
385 Yan An Rd.
Hangzhou, China   310006
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1100 Louisiana Street
Suite 4900
Houston, TX   77002
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2 Rue de la Paix
75002 Paris, France
P: +33.1.4494.8630
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Level 28 Shinagawa Intercity Tower A
2-15-1 Konan Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan   108-6028
P: 81.3.6717.2877
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Thomas  Scherer

Thomas  Scherer

  • Partner | U.S. Patent Attorney and Attorney at Law
  • English

Tom Scherer’s practice emphasizes trademark and patent prosecution, litigation, and strategy in the fields of aerospace (e.g., vehicular control, inflatable habitats, and habitat/vehicle interconnections), automotive (e.g., vehicular headlamps, vehicular remote sensing/access, and vehicular battery/engine control), electronics (e.g., biometric monitoring, consumer products, and semiconductor testing), oilfield technologies (e.g., threaded tubular connections, offshore platform structure/supply, and safety monitoring systems), optics (e.g., lasers and laser measurement), power systems (e.g., high voltage energy storage, photovoltaics, and battery technologies), and telecommunications (e.g., base station/user equipment communications).

Mr. Scherer has extensive experience in foreign and domestic, design and utility patent preparation and prosecution, preparation of validity/infringement opinions, and intellectual asset management. His practice also includes licensing, dispute resolution, and post-grant proceedings at the USPTO.  Mr. Scherer was previously a patent engineer for Fish & Richardson, P.C. and passed the Engineer in Training (EIT) exam in Ohio.

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • “Top Lawyer,” H Texas magazine (2017, 2018)
  • “Texas Rising Star,” Texas Super Lawyers (2005)
  • BakerBotts Award, Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law, “A Legal Analysis of Deep-Linking on the Internet.” (2002)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Business Advisory Council, Honorary Chairman
  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law
  • Houston Bar Association
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2001
  • Ohio State University, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1997
  • JPAA/AIPLA Joint Meeting, "Patent Prosecution Conflicts" (2021)
  • Patent-Eligible Subject Matter,” Tokyo, Japan (2017) (with Japanese translation)
  • “Contesting U.S. Patents Post-Grant,” Kyoto, Japan (2016)
  • “Application of 35 U.S.C. 112(f) after Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC,” Osaka, Japan (2015)
  • “America Invents Act (Provisions Effective March 16, 2013),” Tokyo, Japan (2013)
  • “U.S. Litigation (Strategic Preparations and Statistics),” Tokyo, Japan (2012)
  • “America Invents Act U.S. Patent Reform of 2011,” Houston, Texas (2011)
  • “PTA Calculations after Wyeth,” Houston, Texas (2010)
  • “Making Sense of the Complexities of Patent Term Adjustment” (2010)
  • “Drafting Global Patent Applications,” Texas Bar CLE Patent Prosecution Workshop, San Antonio, Texas (2009)
  • “Foreign Acts and 35 U.S.C. 271,” Tokyo, Japan (2008)