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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.

Certified TRIZ Practitioner

Named among the top firms in Texas for Intellectual Property in Chambers USA 2020 by Chambers and Partners

Received a top national ranking for Intellectual Property Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2020

Representative Matters

  • 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

Prior Employment

  • Extern, Texas State Court Education Program – The Honorable Elizabeth Lang Miers, Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas, 2014
  • Legal Intern, Office of the Attorney General, Child Abuse Division, 2014
  • Legal Intern, Office of the Attorney General, Child Support Division, 2013
  • Engineer, Hewlett-Packard Company, 2000-2012

Honors & Affiliations


  • The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, Pupil, 2016-2017
  • Certified TRIZ Practitioner

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2017, cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law; Dean’s List; Phi Delta Phi; Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Team
  • B.S., 2000, Oregon State University


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas