Overview

Austin Teng is a partner in Kirkland's Intellectual Property Practice Group, focusing on patent infringement, trade secret litigation, and other technology-related matters. Austin is a former software engineer who has significant experience litigating complex technology cases in state and federal district courts. Austin has worked on cases covering a wide range of technologies, including video coding, wireless communications, mobile devices, voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP) systems, e-commerce software, and oil and gas drilling and completion techniques. In addition, Austin is a registered U.S. patent attorney who advises clients on patent strategy and enforcement.

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Recognition

Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America guide, Dallas Intellectual Property Law, 2021–2022

Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers magazine, 2020–2022

Memberships & Affiliations

Council, State Bar of Texas, 2021–Present

Website Officer, State Bar of Texas, 2019–2021

Membership Chair, The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, 2018–2019

Dallas Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014, Texas
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Courts

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education

  • SMU Dedman School of LawJ.D.cum laude2014

    SMU Science & Technology Law Review

    Order of Barristers

    Dean’s Scholarship Recipient

    Dean’s List

  • University of Texas at ArlingtonB.S., Computer Sciencecum laude2006