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Austin Teng focuses his practice on intellectual property, data privacy, and other technology matters, with extensive experience in software engineering and computers. His litigation experience includes patent, misappropriation of trade secrets, trademark cybersquatting, breach of contract, and fraud matters. Austin also advises clients on cybersecurity matters, including data breach response. Previously, Austin prosecuted trademarks and semiconductor, telecommunications, and medical device patents and has substantial experience preparing license agreements and non-infringement opinions.

Received a top national ranking for Intellectual Property Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019

Recognized in the 2018 IAM Patent 1000 rankings among the top firms in Texas

Representative Matters

  • SEVEN Networks, LLC v. Google LLC, No. 2:17-cv-442 (E.D. Tex.)
  • SEVEN Networks, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., No. 2:17-cv-441 (E.D. Tex.)
  • M&G Jewelers, Inc. v. Zale Delaware, Inc., No. DC-14-12666 (116th Dist. Ct., Dallas County, Tex.)
  • Securus Technologies, Inc., v. Global Tel*Link Corporation, No. 16-cv-1338-K (N.D. Tex.)
  • Broadcom Corporation v. Sony Corporation, No. 8:16-cv-1052 (C.D. Cal.)
  • Tropic Ocean Airways, Inc. v. Floyd, No. 14-12424-A (11th Cir. 2014); defended against appeal of dismissal of trademark cybersquatting claim

Prior Employment

  • Senior Software Engineer, Siemens Industry, Inc.; 2006-2011

Honors & Affiliations


  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Intellectual Property Litigation), 2020


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association,
  • Membership Chair, The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2014, cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law; National Order of Barristers; Managing Editor, Science & Technology Law Review; President, Board of Advocates; Pupil, Hon. Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court; Barristers Honorary Service Organization
  • B.S., 2006, cum laude, The University of Texas at Arlington


  • Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. Texas