Patrick M. Dunn

Of Counsel
P 512.840.4556 | F 512.840.4551


Pat Dunn is an experienced patent litigator and trial lawyer. Before law school, Pat was an engineer for top companies such as Motorola, Dell, Freescale, and THX and then served as a Principal Engineer for Intellectual Ventures for many years.

A U.S. patent attorney, he litigates high-value patent cases on both the plaintiff and defendant sides, primarily in federal district courts. Pat has a deep, yet broad technical and legal background in computer science, electronics, and telecommunications. He also has broad experience in patent monetization and licensing as well as managing inter partes reviews before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Pat is also a named inventor on nine U.S. patents. He also has experience with litigation finance.



  • University of Akron School of Law, 2018 (J.D.)
  • Kent State University – Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, 2000 (M.S.)
  • University of Akron, 1988 (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2018
  • Texas, 2021
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2022

Court Admissions

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

  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2024

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA), Member
  • Hills and Dales Village, Ohio, Councilman
  • Ohio Army National Guard, Veteran, 1983-1989, SP4/19D