Henry L. Welch PhD

Henry Welch is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Silicon Valley office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. His technical areas include electrical, computer and software, ranging from semiconductor devices and processes to web enterprise including computer networking, databases, data structures, cloud computing, memory and storage systems, computer graphics, fuzzy logic, digital systems, FPGAs, embedded systems, control systems, artificial intelligence, and software development processes. His experience includes:

Patent preparation and prosecution
Portfolio management
Inventor interviews and client counseling
Patent reexaminations and inter partes reviews
Patent invalidity and infringement analysis
Coordination with reexamination co-counsel
Due diligence in support of M&A
License compliance analysis and business strategy support
Patent litigation
Management of consulting and testifying experts
Coordination of multi-attorney patent team for a 16-patent litigation

Prior to becoming an attorney, Henry worked for more than 18 years as an engineer, researcher, and university professor.

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Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Patent Prosecution, 3) Patent Reexaminations and Post-Issuance Proceedings at the PTO, 4) Licensing, 5) Information Technology, 6) and Intellectual Property Transactions and 7) Intellectual Property Litigation
Law School Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2008)
Education Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (M.Eng.,1986); Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (B.S.,1985)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, Wisconsin State Bar Association
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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