Miguel Hernandez received his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in May 2019. As an attorney at Carstens & Cahoon, Miguel has acquired experience prosecuting both foreign and domestic patent applications and assisting in patent litigation matters.
During law school, he served as the Comment Editor for the Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal and served as a bankruptcy research assistant for Professor Sally Henry, focusing on executory contracts and intellectual property licenses. Before law school, he received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University.
While attending law school, he worked as an Intellectual Property Analyst for Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization. As an Intellectual Property Analyst, he was responsible for assessing the patentability and marketability of disclosed inventions. Due to his versatile expertise stemming from his chemical engineering background, he was responsible for assessing a variety of technologies such as microfluidic cell screening, machine learning chemical analysis, and ophthalmologic medical assessment devices.
In his spare time, Miguel enjoys travelling, playing pickup basketball, and making an annual December trip with his father to New Orleans to watch the Saints and explore the French Quarter.