Joel Kuehnert has a technical background in civil and environmental engineering and is a registered member of the patent bar of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has extensive experience in the intellectual property and environmental arenas and has represented clients in many different industries ranging from those with global operations to the small, local business. Joel’s intellectual property experience includes patent and trademark litigation and prosecution, trademark licensing, and franchising.

Joel’s patent litigation experience includes both the single defendant and the mass defendant varieties and involves an array of subject matters, ranging from financial transaction technologies to sporting goods. Joel has recently been involved in the defense of several patent infringement lawsuits litigated in the Eastern District of Texas, one of the busiest patent litigation dockets in the country.

Notable Matters

Stambler v. Intuit, Inc., et al. (E.D. Tex.) 
Defense of claims that the technology and methods used by defendants to process a variety of financial transactions infringed patents owned by the plaintiff.

Cushion Tech., LLC v. American Sporting Goods Corp., et al. (E.D. Tex.) 
Defense of running shoe manufacturer, Brooks Sports, Inc., against claims that Brooks’ manufacturing of various running shoes infringed plaintiff’s patent.