Patent Agents and Intellectual Property Managers

The Patent Agents and Intellectual Property Managers group is for patent agents, patent attorneys practicing as a patent agent or manager, and non-registered patent professionals that primarily work in patent preparation, prosecution, and portfolio management. There are over 200 registered patent agents in the Greater Houston Area. This group focuses on providing resources and networking to our members by hosting a variety of educational and social events around Houston. Additionally, our members engage the community through a variety of educational and outreach activities.

Coming soon, Salary Survey and Mentoring Program.

If you would like to be in the Patent Agents and Intellectual Property Managers group, please email us at

Upcoming Events

Free Webinar on "Recent PTAB Decisions with Drafting/Prosecution Tips"

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Time: 11:30 AM (central)

Duration: 1 hour


   Donna Haynes, Of Counsel at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

   Valerie Moore, Patent Agent at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

The speakers will analyze recent decisions by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Some of the topics covered include 35 C.F.R. ยงยง 101, 102, and 103. The decisions will be discussed along with drafting and prosecution tips.

Please register here

Inner Loop Networking Lunch*
Tuesday, October 8 at 11:30 am
Taco Deli, 1902 Washington Ave D

* Networking Lunches are in different areas of Houston so you can network with fellow agents and managers that you work near. Attendees are responsible for their own lunch.

If you have an idea for an event or topic that you would like covered, please email us at

Request a Speaker

Patent agents and intellectual property managers are available to speak to your class or group about a variety of topics including what patent agents and managers do and how to become one, what is a patent and how to get one, global patenting trends by subject, and many others. Please contact at about having a patent agent or intellectual property manager speak to your group.

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