Cate Reynolds

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Catherine Reynolds focuses her practice on intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent and trademark litigation. She has experience in a wide variety of technologies, including telecommunications, software and semiconductor device fabrication as well as prosecution and non-infringement analysis experience in inorganic and organic chemical compositions and processes; downhole oilfield compositions, processes and machinery; and pharmaceutical and medical devices.

Representative Experience

  • Asserted a technology company's claims in a patent infringement matter involving 10 patents relating to mobile technologies for battery life conservation, digital content distribution and authentication
  • Researched and drafted freedom to operate (FTO), invalidity and non-infringement opinions and assisted clients with design-around strategies
  • Drafted and prosecuted domestic and international patent applications
  • Prosecuted domestic design patents


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Oregon State University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, Pupil, 2016-2017
  • Certified TRIZ Practitioner

Speaking Engagements