Mr. Chambers is a registered U.S. patent attorney and works in all aspects of intellectual property law, including preparing and prosecuting U.S. and non-U.S. patent applications, opinion of counsel analysis of patent infringement and validity issues, patent program management and development, litigation support, technology licensing, and related intellectual property matters.
Terrile, Cannatti & Chambers, LLP (2018-Present)
Terrile, Cannatti, Chambers & Holland, LLP (2013-2018)
Hamilton & Terrile, LLP, (2002-2013) – Partner
Trilogy Software, Inc., April, 2000-April 2002, Associate General Counsel – Intellectual Property. At Trilogy, Mr. Chambers was responsible for developing intellectual property portfolio strategies, developing intellectual property related policies (such as confidentiality, ownership, publication, and marking policies), and evaluating and protecting (i) inventions, (ii) other innovations, (iii) software and hardware implementations, (iv) trademarks, and (v) trade names. Mr. Chambers was also responsible for identifying and developing revenue opportunities and overseeing intellectual property related litigation. Mr. Chambers also drafted and negotiated intellectual property related agreements including technology license agreements, intellectual property transfer agreements, services agreements, development agreements, employee agreements, settlement agreements, and nondisclosure agreements. Managing legal budgets was also a primary task of Mr. Chambers at Trilogy.
Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, Franklin & Friel LLP, September 1993-March 2000 (Associate September, 1993-1998, Partner 1999-March 2000). Mr. Chambers practice primarily included patent prosecution, technology licensing including drafting and negotiating agreements, and a member of various litigation teams involving intellectual property issues. Mr. Chambers also counseled clients on the establishment intellectual property programs.
Texas Instruments, Inc. 1987-August, 1990, Electrical Design Engineer. At Texas Instruments, Mr. Chambers was an electrical design engineer in the defense systems electronics group (DSEG) in the Airborne Systems Electro Optics Division. Mr. Chambers designed and tested various digital, analog, and software systems including microcontroller systems, analog circuit design, software circuit simulation, and software development. The systems were designed for military operating environments.
Previously, Mr. Chambers was a partner in Hamilton & Terrile, LLP, was Associate General Counsel of Intellectual Property with Trilogy Software, Inc., and was a partner with Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, LLP.
United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered Patent Attorney
State Bar of Texas
Austin Intellectual Property Law Association – President 2006, Vice President 2005, Treasurer 2004, Secretary 2003
Austin Intellectual Property Inn of Court
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Oklahoma State University, 1982-1986, B.S. Electrical Engineering.
University of Texas School of Law, 1990-1993 J.D.
Church Missions & Teacher
Volunteer pilot for relief missions into Haiti following January, 2010 earthquake
Angel Flight Southwest – Volunteer pilot for medical patient flights
Board member – Ghana West African Missions – humanitarian well (borehole) drilling in northern Ghana
Family and Hobbies
Last, but certainly not least, he is happily married with three children. When he’s not at Terrile, Cannatti, & Chambers LLP, he unwinds by reading, swimming, training for obstacle course races, mountain biking, jogging, backpacking, snow skiing, and flying.