Rene A. Trevino

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone713.374.3551

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3551
Fax: 713.374.3505
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Rene-A-Trevino
 
University The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Computer Science, 1998
 
Law SchoolTexas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2005 Senior Articles Editor, Thurgood Marshall Law Review; University of Houston Law Center, LL.M., Intellectual Property Law, Information Law, 2008
 
Admitted2005, Texas; Supreme Court of Texas; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
 
Born1974
 
Biography

Rene A. Trevino focuses his practice on patent litigation involving a wide-range of technologies, including computer hardware and software, and pharmaceutical products. He represents clients before the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Rene also served as a volunteer prosecutor for the city of Houston in its municipal courts, where he obtained first-chair trial experience in more than 20 jury trials.

Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Rene worked for several years with an international law firm in Houston, Texas. Prior to his career in law, Rene spent four years as a software engineer at IBM Corp. in Austin, Texas.

Clerkship

•Law Clerk, Hon. Leonard E. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2006-2007

Internship

•Intern, Hon. Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

•Intern, Hon. David Hittner, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Associated News & Events

12.20.13 Greenberg Traurig Further Builds Top-Tier Patent Litigation Team, Adds 3 Attorneys from Weil Gotshal in Austin (Also at Austin Office)

 
Reported CasesPersonalWeb Techs., LLC v. Microsoft Corp. (E.D. Tex.). Acted as counsel for Microsoft Corp.; PersonalWeb Techs., LLC v. Yahoo! Inc. (E.D. Tex.). Acted as counsel for Yahoo! Inc.; Comeaux v. Sutton, et al. (S.D. Tex.). Acted as trial counsel for Section 1983 pro-bono client (jury trial).; Comeaux v. Sutton, et al. (5th Cir.). Acted as appellate counsel for Section 1983 pro-bono client (reversed and remanded).; Schering Corp. v. Apotex, Inc. (D.N.J.). Acted as trial counsel for Schering Corp. (Merck & Co.) (bench trial).; Barr Labs., Inc. v. Cancer Research Tech. Ltd and Schering Corp. (U.S. Supreme Court, 11-131). Acted as appellate counsel for Schering Corp. (Merck & Co.) (cert. denied).; Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. v. Stiefel Labs., Inc. (W.D. Tex.). Acted as counsel for Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp.; Parallel Networks, LLC v. Microsoft Corp. (E.D. Tex.). Acted as counsel for Microsoft Corp.; QuinStreet, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. (D. Del.). Acted as counsel for Microsoft Corp.; Rambus, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (N.D. Cal.). Acted as trial counsel for Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (bench trial). The above representations were handled by Mr. Trevino prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
 
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Rene A. Trevino

1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
HoustonTX 77002




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