Jeff Whittle provides over two decades of legal experience to clients in the energy and high-tech industries. He advises on strategic and complex technology transactions, licensing, patent protection, portfolio analysis, and other contentious and transactional intellectual property matters including inter partes reexaminations, post-grant reviews, and derivation proceedings, among other disputed cases.
Jeff has been recognized by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and The Legal 500 United States, among others, for his outstanding career and contributions to law and intellectual property.
Jeff is the immediate past-president and chair of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) for the USA and Canada (2015-2016) and has served on the LES Board for over six years. He is a frequent and highly sought-after speaker and author, nationally and internationally, on various intellectual property/licensing/technology topics.
Jeff keeps up with the always changing intellectual property field through memberships in various legal and professional associations, and was recently awarded and recognized with the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the University of Houston Law Center