Craig is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Law and Litigation Practice Group. His practice encompasses all areas of intellectual property law with a focus on patent prosecution and technology transactions. Craig has over 20 years of experience handling all aspects of identifying, acquiring, and protecting all types of intellectual property for companies of every size.
Craig manages U.S. and international intellectual property portfolios, including patent drafting and prosecution, trademarks, copyrights, client counseling, and opinion work. He has extensive experience with licensing, technology transfer and intellectual property issues in M&A matters, and has represented public and private companies in licensing agreements and monetization programs, joint development agreements, asset purchase agreements, outsourcing agreements, service provider agreements and other technology-related agreements. Craig represents clients in a broad range of industries, including the software, telecommunications, medical device, oil and gas, financial services, and gaming industries.
Representing a global automotive company in technology-related matters and agreements.
Handling patent prosecution and portfolio management for numerous companies, including a large Fortune 50 technology company.
Providing numerous patent opinions, including freedom to operate, invalidity and non-infringement opinions to various computer and software clients.
Representing a variety of technology companies in patent infringement litigation against non-practicing entities.
Handling all technology aspects of a $220 million acquisition of an internet search company.
Handling all aspects of a $100 million purchase and maintenance agreement for a publicly held gaming company.
Developing patent identification and portfolio management strategies for numerous small and midsized companies, including startup companies in the financial services and energy management industries.
Handling due diligence on all types of IP matters for various companies, including patents, trademarks, and domain names.
Providing patent prosecution and opinion work for privately held machine-to-machine communications and software company.
Handling all IP matters for an oil and gas tool manufacturer.
Developing patent portfolio management practices for a manufacturer of advanced flow control systems and industrial compressors.
Handling patent prosecution, portfolio management and opinion work for medical device companies.
University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 1994, with honors
Texas A&M University, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1991
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
The Best Lawyers in America®, Trademark Law, 2019-2023
“Best Lawyers in Dallas” in the Intellectual Property Law category by D Magazine, 2019, 2020
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Bar, Intellectual Property Section
Texas Bar, Intellectual Property Section
Aerospace and Defense Forum – DFW Chapter, Steering Committee Chair
March 1, 2020
June 5, 2017