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Elvin Smith

Elvin E. Smith III

Partner

Location:
Federal Courthouse Square
300 N. Travis
Sherman, Texas 75090
Phone: 903-870-0070
877-EDTEXAS (Toll Free)
Fax: 903-870-0066
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Location:
7914 Bryn Mawr Dr.
Dallas, Texas 75225
Phone: 214-238-3345
877-EDTEXAS (Toll Free)

Location:
Federal Courthouse Square
300 N. Travis
Sherman, Texas 75090
Phone: 903-870-0070
877-EDTEXAS (Toll Free)
Fax: 903-870-0066

Diodes Building
4949 Hedgcoxe, Suite 230
Plano, Texas 75024
Phone: 214-387-9100
Fax: 214-387-9125

Elvin Smith manages the Sherman office of Siebman Law.

Elvin primarily focuses his practice on intellectual property matters. He previously clerked for Judge Paul Brown (1992-1994) in Sherman, Texas when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas started its run as one of the nation’s preeminent districts for patent litigation.

Elvin has served as lead trial counsel in a variety of cases tried in the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas. He also has been lead appellate counsel in significant client matters argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Additionally, he has argued cases before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Elvin regularly serves as local counsel in cases pending in the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas. Prior to joining the firm, he regularly partnered with firm founder Clyde Siebman on intellectual property matters in the Eastern and Northern Districts.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
    Patents
    Trademarks
    Copyrights
    Trade Secrets
    IPR proceedings
    Intellectual Property Theft
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
    Non-Competition Agreements
    Breach of Contract
    Breach of Fiduciary Duty
    Tortious Interference
  • Outside Corporate Counsel
    Start-ups and Small Businesses
  • Local Counsel
    Eastern and Northern District of Texas

Bar and Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • All Texas State Courts

Education

  • University of Texas, J.D.
  • Texas A&M University, MBA with emphasis on Finance and Accounting
  • Texas A&M University, BS Chemical Engineering

Honors and Awards

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Paul Brown, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Intern for Chief Justice Tom Phillips, Supreme Court of Texas
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell since 2002
  • Invited to compete in 1984 Olympic Trials in Trap and Skeet
  • Captain, 1985 National Champion Trap and Skeet Team, Texas A&M University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Paul Brown Inn of Court
  • Center for American and International Law, Advisory Board Member
  • Eastern District of Texas Bench/Bar Planning Committee

Public and Community Service

  • Former Basketball Coach/Mentor, Fair Park YMCA
  • Former Youth Trap and Skeet Coach