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Collin A. Rose



Purdue University, B.S., 1996

University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1999


"Rising Star" by Texas Monthly, Intellectual Property, 2012, 2014

"Top Lawyer in Houston" by H-Texas Magazine, 2013-2015

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

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

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

United States Patent and Trademark Office


Collin's practice includes providing full-service intellectual property legal advice. Collin advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property transactions on a world-wide basis. Collin assists clients develop and manage international intellectual property portfolios. Collin also advises in adversarial legal proceedings and provides legal opinions regarding potential exposure to third party patents. Collin also assists clients in post grant challenges before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Collin has extensive patent experience in the energy, manufacturing, and medical device/treatment industries.

Collin is proud to be a native Houstonian and believes in giving back to the community. Collin has spent time volunteering on the steering committee for the Small Steps Clays Classic, which benefits Small Steps Nurturing Center, a non-profit organization that provides early childhood education and support to at-risk children in Houston, Texas. Collin also volunteers as a board member of Autumn's Dawn, which provides transitional services for young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Significant Cases

Safoco, Inc. v. Cameron Int’l Corp., 2009 WL 2424108 (S.D. Tex. July 31, 2009) (order granting summary judgment of no willful infringement in favor of Defendant in patent case over actuators used with wellhead equipment).

Client Endorsement

"Many thanks to you and your colleagues for the detailed advice that you have provided and for the timeliness of the information. It was much appreciated. It was always clear that patent advice would be central to this transaction and your firm provided a clear summary of the position backed up by detailed analysis. We are most grateful."

John Conyngham.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Honorable Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court
  • Previous Board member of the Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers




Articles & Publications

  • Co-author of the O'Connor's Federal Intellectual Property Codes Plus book published by Jones McClure.