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Texas Patent Attorney, Mississippi to Dallas via Greenville, SC and Waco

Written by Texas Patent Attorney Vincent Allen. From a farm boy in Mississippi to a big city Texas intellectual property lawyer, this is the story of how I became a Texas patent attorney. I was not one of those like my partner David who knew he wanted to be a patent attorney before he even went to college. No, my journey to becoming a Texas patent attorney had a few stops, but they all helped me develop a unique background that my clients appreciate. Cars, Dirt Bikes and Aircraft Maintenance School Like my son Johnny, I had a natural affinity for aviation since before I could remember. Planes flying over always fascinated me.  I wanted to be a fighter pilot in the Air Force, but

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Carstens & Cahoon’s Waco Office Is Now Open

Carstens & Cahoon, LLP is an intellectual property law firm founded in Dallas in 1998. For the first time, the firm is opening a satellite office and has chosen Waco, Texas for that office. Some of the firm’s attorneys have close ties to Waco and chose Waco because of this and Judge Albright’s growing patent litigation docket in the Waco Division of the Western District of Texas. The office is located at 404 Schroeder Dr. in the OLS Electric building just off Franklin Avenue near the Richland Mall. Our partner Ted Baroody, an experienced first-chair patent litigator, will split his time between the Dallas and Waco offices. You can reach him on our Waco number at 254-831-9951. Oliver Lee Sharp is Ted’s father-in-law. Mr. Sharp’s

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