Samar Shah Attorney – Attorney Bio – Shah IP Law, PLLC

T: (210) 361-8853

701 Brazos St., Suite 1600
Austin, TX 78701

San Antonio
110 E Houston St, 7th Floor
San Antonio, TX 78205

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Samar Shah's Practice & Background

Samar Shah is a patent  attorney who represents start-ups and established tech companies on issues related to intellectual property law, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and tradesecrets.

Samar has over 10 years of experience in patent law.  He wrote his first patent application for Palm’s PalmPilot PDA while he was still a second year law student. Since then, Samar has written patents, and helped develop patent portfolio strategies for companies such as Facebook, Google, and Honda Research R&D Americas, Inc.

Samar Shah has also litigated patents for Blackberry, Acelity/KCI, and others in a variety of forums, including district courts and the Patent Trial Appeals Board.  His litigation experience ranges from preparing cases for trial by formulating positions on infringement and claim construction, conducting discovery, drafting motions, preparing witnesses for depositions, taking and defending depositions, and writing briefs for appeals at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Samar Shah has also handled post grant proceedings and patent prosecution, focusing primarily on inter partes reviews (IPRs), reexaminations, and other advanced prosecution strategies to assist clients manage active litigations.

Prior to founding Shah IP Law, PLLC, Samar worked at some of the biggest and most prestigious law firms in the country as a patent prosecutor and as a patent litigator.  He cut his teeth in the industry by writing patent at Fenwick & West, LLP, and litigated patents at Paul Hastings, LLP, and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Samar Shah is a patent attorney in San Antonio, Texas.  He was named a top 40 Under 40 Professional by San Antonio Business Journal, and was named one of the Best IP Attorneys in San Antonio by San Antonio Scene Magazine.  Moreover, Mr. Shah was named a Rising Star by Northern California Super Lawyers, and is a Lead Counsel Rated Attorney.  He serves as a member of the board of directors for San Antonio Youth Code Jam, a non-profit organization that gets kids excited about programming and fosters an interest in technology.

Shah IP Law, PLLC is a boutique law firm in San Antonio, Texas, which specializes in intellectual property protection with an emphasis on patent prosecution. For more information about the firm go to Shah IP Law, PLLC.

Areas of Expertise

  • Patents
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Strategy
  • Business Driven Patents
  • Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceedings
  • Patent Reexamination
  • Advanced Prosecution Strategies
  • Data Analytics Driven Prosecution Strategies

Publications and Presentations

USPTOTexas BarCalifornia BarState Bar GeorgiaSan Antonio BarAustin BarFederal Bar

Aiplastate-bar-texas-ip-sectionIP Law Section

Vanderbilt UniversitySanta Clara Law

Samar Shah - Patent Attorney - Shah IP Law, PLLC