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Bill Hulsey

Bill Hulsey

BILL HULSEY LAWYER PATENTS: GLOBAL STANDARD IN IP FOR A COMPETITIVE WORLD
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BILL HULSEY LAWYER - IP & PATENT - is the founder of HULSEY PC and practices in Austin, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee, and Rochester, New York. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Hulsey was a commissioned Naval Officer, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Force. Bill served first as a member of the USS Jacksonville (SSN699) nuclear submarine pre-commissioning and initial sea trials crew and then later as an Engineering Duty Officer, completing his naval service as Commanding Officer of an engineering unit supporting Submarine Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. While in graduate school, Bill worked as a Scientific & Technical Intelligence Analyst for the United States Army’s Foreign Science & Technology Center in Charlottesville, Virginia and the Army’s Electronics Research & Development Command in Adelphi, Maryland. From this and other work, he maintained a Top Secret Security Clearance and frequently has assisted clients in scientific matters before the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and contractors to these federal agencies.

Mr. Hulsey holds a J.D. from the Vanderbilt School of Law where he was Senior Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif; a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Virginia focusing on technology industry economic development; and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Rhodes College, where he graduated With Distinction.

The Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory has (a) rated Mr. Hulsey “AV-Preeminent“ for the past six years, (b) rated him as “AV-Preeminent Judicial Edition” (the highest possible rating), (c) named him a “Top Rated Texas Attorney for Ethics and Legal Ability,” (d) awarded him repeated with their “Client Distinction Award” based on multiple evaluations of his client service and relationships skills, and (e) listed him in their Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys.

Education
University of Texas - Austin
Senior Research Fellow | Regional Economic Development and Technology Commercialization
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University of Virginia
M.A. (1988) | Regional Economic Development and Technology Commercialization
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Vanderbilt University
J.D. (1987) | Business Law as Applicable to Early Stage Business Enterprises
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Honors: Senior Managing Editor Vanderbilt Law Review; Order of The Coif; Founder Nashville Business Incubator; Student Editor for Dr. Larry Soderquist (Corporations) and Dr. Paul Hartman (State & Local Taxation)
U.S. Navy Submarine Nuclear Engineering Program
M.S. (1981) | Nuclear Propulsion Engineering for US Navy Submarine
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Activities: M.S. Degree Equivalent in Technical Education & Practice
Rhodes College
B.S. (1977) | Theoretical Mathematics with Specialization in Modeling Nuclear Power Plant Fluid Dynamics
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Professional Experience
Founder & Principal
HULSEY PC
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Very highly regarded IP & Patent Lawyers and Patent Agents led by Patent Attorney Bill Hulsey, who possesses 30 years of patent law firm experience and expertise in patents, technology licenses and IP. Our skilled and experienced IP attorneys and professional staff provide patent, trademark, and related intellectual property services. Our legal excellence helps leaders commercialize their inventions and brands. We strengthen competitive IP positions of fast growing startup and growing entrepreneurial companies. This truly helps them compete and succeed in challenging global markets. We possess and daily demonstrate deep experience in drones, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, energy, aerospace technology, medical devices, electronics, software, chemicals, materials, and photonics. Because of our commitment to client service, our law firm has been successful in helping inventors and entrepreneurs. The business principals use IP rights to promote and grow their businesses. Our IP law firm has had a strongly positive effect on both company growth and regional economic development. HULSEY PC serves clients across the U.S. We practice principally in Austin, TX and Memphis, TN. We have successfully completed a wide array of engagements in patent, trademark, trade secret, and related IP matters. HULSEY PC clients benefit from our decades of experience in proudly serving these and other IP stakeholder communities across the United States.
Senior Partner
Hughes & Luce, LLP
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Texas Full Service Law Firm
Senior Partner
Gray Cary Ware & Friedenrich, LLP
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California Full Service Law Firm
Partner
Baker Botts LLP
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Texas Full Service Law Firm
Associate
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
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GS-13 Physical Science Intelligence Analyst
U.S. Army Intelligence
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U.S. Military Scientific and Technical Intelligence Analysis
Lieutenant Commander - Submarines & Engineering Duty
U.S. Navy Submarine Service
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Pre-Commissioning and Sea Trials Crew USS JACKSONVILLE(SSN699) Fast Attack Nuclear Submarine; Commanding Officer, U.S.Navy Engineering Duty Reserve Unit for Submarine Base Pearl Harbor.
Speaking Engagements
• PATENT REFORM FIVE YEARS ON: A REVIEW OF THE AMERICA INVENTS ACT (Organizer and Panel Member); in collaboration with the USPTO Texas Regional Office and the Austin Chamber of Commerce. (September 2016)
• PATENT REFORM FIVE YEARS ON: A REVIEW OF THE AMERICA INVENTS ACT (Organizer and Panel Member); in collaboration with the USPTO Texas Regional Office and the Austin Chamber of Commerce. (September 2016)
IP & ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Essential Elements in Starting and Growing a Successful New Venture; McCoy Graduate School of Business, Texas State University (an Emerging Research University), (March 2013).
IP & ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Essential Elements in Starting and Growing a Successful New Venture; McCoy Graduate School of Business, Texas State University (an Emerging Research University), (March 2013).
• $1B TO APPLE FOR SAMSUNG PATENT INFRINGEMENT—PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR EMERGING GROWTH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES; IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (September 2012).
• $1B TO APPLE FOR SAMSUNG PATENT INFRINGEMENT—PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR EMERGING GROWTH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES; IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (September 2012).
• A TEXAS TWO-STEP SUMMER SALUTE TO LATIN AMERICA: INNOVATION, CREATIVITY & IP IN WORKING WITH LATIN AMERICAN COMPANIES; Global Classroom, IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (Austin, TX; June 2011).
• A TEXAS TWO-STEP SUMMER SALUTE TO LATIN AMERICA: INNOVATION, CREATIVITY & IP IN WORKING WITH LATIN AMERICAN COMPANIES; Global Classroom, IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (Austin, TX; June 2011).
• Evolving Trends in International Intellectual Property Rights: U.S. Options in A Challenging Economy, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal; July 2008).
• Evolving Trends in International Intellectual Property Rights: U.S. Options in A Challenging Economy, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal; July 2008).
• GREEN TECHNOLOGY PATENTS & THEIR ACCELERATION AROUND THE WORLD; Special Green Technology Patent Conference at the Texas State Capital (Austin, TX; December 2010).
• GREEN TECHNOLOGY PATENTS & THEIR ACCELERATION AROUND THE WORLD; Special Green Technology Patent Conference at the Texas State Capital (Austin, TX; December 2010).
• Intellectual Property & Technology Commercialization Workshop; Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; (Bogota, Colombia; July 2009).
• Intellectual Property & Technology Commercialization Workshop; Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; (Bogota, Colombia; July 2009).
• Intellectual Property Basics for Technology Managers; University of Texas’ McCombs School of Management/Monterrey Technology University Masters of Science in Science & Technology Commercialization Certificate Program—Monterrey, Mexico, Two-Day Cours
• Intellectual Property Basics for Technology Managers; University of Texas’ McCombs School of Management/Monterrey Technology University Masters of Science in Science & Technology Commercialization Certificate Program—Monterrey, Mexico, Two-Day Course (June 2010).
• Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Cross-Border M&A Transactions; International Mergers & Acquisitions Conference of the American Mergers & Acquisition Association (Eltville/Frankfurt, Germany; October 2009).
• Intellectual Property Due Diligence in Cross-Border M&A Transactions; International Mergers & Acquisitions Conference of the American Mergers & Acquisition Association (Eltville/Frankfurt, Germany; October 2009).
• Intellectual Property In Sustainable Energy Technologies, 10th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation (Stavanger, Norway; June 2007).
• Intellectual Property In Sustainable Energy Technologies, 10th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation (Stavanger, Norway; June 2007).
• Intellectual Property Panel: “IP—Keep It or Give It Away”, 7th Annual IEEE-UT Engineering Management Conference (Austin, Texas; August 2006).
• Intellectual Property Panel: “IP—Keep It or Give It Away”, 7th Annual IEEE-UT Engineering Management Conference (Austin, Texas; August 2006).
• Intellectual Property Practices & Concerns for Portuguese Technology Companies; University Technology Entrepreneurship Network (UTEN) Program with National Government of Portugal; New University of Technology at Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal; February 20
• Intellectual Property Practices & Concerns for Portuguese Technology Companies; University Technology Entrepreneurship Network (UTEN) Program with National Government of Portugal; New University of Technology at Lisbon (Lisbon, Portugal; February 2009).
• INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION WORLDWIDE FOR LATIN AMERICAN COMPANIES; 13th International Conference on Technology Policy & Innovation (Bogota, Colombia; September 2011).
• INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION WORLDWIDE FOR LATIN AMERICAN COMPANIES; 13th International Conference on Technology Policy & Innovation (Bogota, Colombia; September 2011).
• International Conference on Technology Policy & Innovation, Intellectual Property Panel [Co-Chair with António Serge Campinos, President, The Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)] (Porto, Portugal; July 2009).
• International Conference on Technology Policy & Innovation, Intellectual Property Panel [Co-Chair with António Serge Campinos, President, The Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)] (Porto, Portugal; July 2009).
• International Intellectual Property Protection, Transactions, and Enforcement; Adjunct Professor, Center for Data Processing & Information Technology; International Technology Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan [on-line teaching] (January-March 2006
• International Intellectual Property Protection, Transactions, and Enforcement; Adjunct Professor, Center for Data Processing & Information Technology; International Technology Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan [on-line teaching] (January-March 2006 & November-December 2006).
• International Intellectual Property Rights for Aerospace Nuclear Power Technologies: A Global Roadmap, 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference (Big Sky, Montana; March 2006).
• International Intellectual Property Rights for Aerospace Nuclear Power Technologies: A Global Roadmap, 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference (Big Sky, Montana; March 2006).
• International Software Intellectual Property Protection & Licensing Workshop, UTEN Program of the Government of Portugal (Lisbon & Porto, Portugal; May 2007).
• International Software Intellectual Property Protection & Licensing Workshop, UTEN Program of the Government of Portugal (Lisbon & Porto, Portugal; May 2007).
• Key Issues in High Quality IP Management for The Mechanical & Plumbing Industries, 2008 Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (San Diego, California; April 2008).
• Key Issues in High Quality IP Management for The Mechanical & Plumbing Industries, 2008 Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (San Diego, California; April 2008).
• Mexican Department of Economic Development INVITE Entrepreneurial Competition, Intellectual Property Workshop—Presenter & Leader, (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; November 2006).
• Mexican Department of Economic Development INVITE Entrepreneurial Competition, Intellectual Property Workshop—Presenter & Leader, (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; November 2006).
• PATENTS OPTIONS AND PROMISE FOR GLOBAL EXAMINATION ACCELERATION; 2010 Texas Global Intellectual Property Summit (Austin, TX; November 2010).
• PATENTS OPTIONS AND PROMISE FOR GLOBAL EXAMINATION ACCELERATION; 2010 Texas Global Intellectual Property Summit (Austin, TX; November 2010).
• Privatized and Commercial Space Intellectual Property Rights, International Space Development Conference (Los Angeles, California; May 2006).
• Privatized and Commercial Space Intellectual Property Rights, International Space Development Conference (Los Angeles, California; May 2006).
• Property Rights & Business Transactions in Entrepreneurial Space Commerce, SPACE EXPLORATION: WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY? Conference, International Space University; Poster Session (Strasbourg, France; October 2005).
• Property Rights & Business Transactions in Entrepreneurial Space Commerce, SPACE EXPLORATION: WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY? Conference, International Space University; Poster Session (Strasbourg, France; October 2005).
• RESET, REBOOT, AND RESUME!!:Selling to American Markets on The Other Side of the Global Financial Crisis; HULSEYIP European Markets Business & Intellectual Property Workshop (Frankfurt, Germany; Bratislava, Slovakia; & Budapest, Hungary; Februar
• RESET, REBOOT, AND RESUME!!:Selling to American Markets on The Other Side of the Global Financial Crisis; HULSEYIP European Markets Business & Intellectual Property Workshop (Frankfurt, Germany; Bratislava, Slovakia; & Budapest, Hungary; February 2010).
• Securing IP: Chances and Dangers for Solar Start-Ups; PHOTON International Magazine [International Solar Industry Periodical based in Aachen, Germany]; 1ST PV START-UP CONFERENCE: “Looking for the 2nd Solar” (San Francisco, CA; December 2008).
• Securing IP: Chances and Dangers for Solar Start-Ups; PHOTON International Magazine [International Solar Industry Periodical based in Aachen, Germany]; 1ST PV START-UP CONFERENCE: “Looking for the 2nd Solar” (San Francisco, CA; December 2008).
• Software IP Commercialization Short Course, Monterrey Institute of Technology (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; June 2008).
• Software IP Commercialization Short Course, Monterrey Institute of Technology (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; June 2008).
• Solar Energy Entrepreneur’s Network Forum: IP Protection & Commercialization in a Transitioning Economy; (Austin, TX; October 2008).
• Solar Energy Entrepreneur’s Network Forum: IP Protection & Commercialization in a Transitioning Economy; (Austin, TX; October 2008).
• Solar Energy Entrepreneur’s Network Forum: Research & Development Opportunities in Central Texas’ Entrepreneurial Community; (Austin, TX; March 2009).
• Solar Energy Entrepreneur’s Network Forum: Research & Development Opportunities in Central Texas’ Entrepreneurial Community; (Austin, TX; March 2009).
• European Economic Infrastructure Sustainability & Intellectual Property Rights, 9th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation (Santorini Island, Greece; June 2006).
• European Economic Infrastructure Sustainability & Intellectual Property Rights, 9th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation (Santorini Island, Greece; June 2006).
• Space Exploration Technology Development Through Intellectual Property Analysis, 8th International Mars Society Convention (Boulder, CO; August 2005).
• Space Exploration Technology Development Through Intellectual Property Analysis, 8th International Mars Society Convention (Boulder, CO; August 2005).
• Integrated Robotic Actuator Technologies & Intellectual Property Rights; ACTUATOR 2006 Conference (Bremen, Germany; June 2006).
• Integrated Robotic Actuator Technologies & Intellectual Property Rights; ACTUATOR 2006 Conference (Bremen, Germany; June 2006).
• Space Industry Intellectual Property Management: Rules and A Roadmap of Rising Relevance, 6th Australian National Space Science Conference (Canberra, Australia; July 2006).
• Space Industry Intellectual Property Management: Rules and A Roadmap of Rising Relevance, 6th Australian National Space Science Conference (Canberra, Australia; July 2006).
• Space Materials Intellectual Property Management: Rules and A Roadmap of Rising Relevance, Aerospace Materials Conference (Seattle, Washington; May 2006).
• Space Materials Intellectual Property Management: Rules and A Roadmap of Rising Relevance, Aerospace Materials Conference (Seattle, Washington; May 2006).
• Space Technology Commercialization and IP Protection: The View from The United States, European Space Agency Business Incubator (Njordwik, The Netherlands; July 2008).
• Space Technology Commercialization and IP Protection: The View from The United States, European Space Agency Business Incubator (Njordwik, The Netherlands; July 2008).
• STANFORD UNIVERSITY V. ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS ET AL.; IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX; February 2011).
• STANFORD UNIVERSITY V. ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS ET AL.; IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX; February 2011).
• STANFORD UNIVERSITY V. ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS ET AL.; University of Rochester Health Sciences Center (Rochester, NY; April 2011).
• STANFORD UNIVERSITY V. ROCHE PHARMACEUTICALS ET AL.; University of Rochester Health Sciences Center (Rochester, NY; April 2011).
• Entrepreneurship: Business and Legal Fundamentals; Maastricht School of Management (Nicosia, Cyprus; June-July 2005).
• Entrepreneurship: Business and Legal Fundamentals; Maastricht School of Management (Nicosia, Cyprus; June-July 2005).
• SXSW SPECIAL ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAM: DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE SPEAKS PERSONALLY WITH SMALL BUSINESSES AND START-UPS (Introductory Remarks); IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (Austin, TX; March 2011).
• SXSW SPECIAL ENTREPRENEURS PROGRAM: DIRECTOR OF THE U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE SPEAKS PERSONALLY WITH SMALL BUSINESSES AND START-UPS (Introductory Remarks); IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (Austin, TX; March 2011).
• International Intellectual Property Rights & Space Exploration Technologies, World Aerospace Congress 2005, Society of Automotive Engineers (Dallas, TX; October 2005).
• International Intellectual Property Rights & Space Exploration Technologies, World Aerospace Congress 2005, Society of Automotive Engineers (Dallas, TX; October 2005).
• Commercial Space Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer. 5th Australian National Space Society Conference, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; September 2005).
• Technology Commercialization in & Through Asia: The Case of Taiwan, IC2 Institute—Presenter & Leader, (Austin, Texas; February 2007).
• Technology Commercialization in & Through Asia: The Case of Taiwan, IC2 Institute—Presenter & Leader, (Austin, Texas; February 2007).
• Commercial Space Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer. 5th Australian National Space Society Conference, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; September 2005).
• Commercial Space Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer. 5th Australian National Space Society Conference, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; September 2005).
• The Institute for Policy and Innovation’s (IPI) 4th Annual World Intellectual Property Day Forum: “The Role of Intellectual Property in the Global Recovery”; (Washington, D.C., April 2009) 10 Intellectual Property Mistakes Of Early Stage Companies &
• The Institute for Policy and Innovation’s (IPI) 4th Annual World Intellectual Property Day Forum: “The Role of Intellectual Property in the Global Recovery”; (Washington, D.C., April 2009) 10 Intellectual Property Mistakes Of Early Stage Companies & How to Avoid Them.
• Commercial Intellectual Property Rights and Space Exploration: A Major Paradigm Shift, AIAA’s SPACE 2005 Conference (Long Beach, CA; August 2005).
• Commercial Intellectual Property Rights and Space Exploration: A Major Paradigm Shift, AIAA’s SPACE 2005 Conference (Long Beach, CA; August 2005).
• The U.S. Supreme Court Decision in BILSKI V. KAPPOS: A Defining Moment in U.S. Patent Law; HULSEYIP Special Business Briefing (Austin, TX; Rochester, NY; & San Antonio, TX; August & September 2010//State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education N
• The U.S. Supreme Court Decision in BILSKI V. KAPPOS: A Defining Moment in U.S. Patent Law; HULSEYIP Special Business Briefing (Austin, TX; Rochester, NY; & San Antonio, TX; August & September 2010//State Bar of Texas Continuing Legal Education No. 901207746 [1.5 Hours Credit]).
• THE USPTO EXPLAINS THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT OF 2011 TO SAN ANTONIO’S ENTREPRENEURS; (Introductory remarks for Mr. John Calvert, Administrator-USPTO Inventor Assistance Program (San Antonio, TX; October 2011).
• THE USPTO EXPLAINS THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT OF 2011 TO SAN ANTONIO’S ENTREPRENEURS; (Introductory remarks for Mr. John Calvert, Administrator-USPTO Inventor Assistance Program (San Antonio, TX; October 2011).
• International Intellectual Property Rights & Space Exploration Technologies, International Space Development Conference 2005 (Washington, D.C.; May 2005).
• International Intellectual Property Rights & Space Exploration Technologies, International Space Development Conference 2005 (Washington, D.C.; May 2005).
• U.S. Intellectual Property Practices & Concerns for Portuguese Technology Companies; National Institute for Intellectual Property [Portuguese Patent & Trademark Office] (Lisbon, Portugal; February 2009).
• U.S. Intellectual Property Practices & Concerns for Portuguese Technology Companies; National Institute for Intellectual Property [Portuguese Patent & Trademark Office] (Lisbon, Portugal; February 2009).
• Advanced Space Propulsion Technologies & Intellectual Property Commercialization, 16th JPL/MFSC/UAH Advanced Space Propulsion Workshop (Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL; April 2005).
• Advanced Space Propulsion Technologies & Intellectual Property Commercialization, 16th JPL/MFSC/UAH Advanced Space Propulsion Workshop (Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL; April 2005).
• WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY 2011: WHY AUSTIN, TEXAS IS AMERICA’S MOST INNOVATIVE CITY; IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (Austin, TX; April 2011).
• WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY 2011: WHY AUSTIN, TEXAS IS AMERICA’S MOST INNOVATIVE CITY; IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (Austin, TX; April 2011).
• $1B TO APPLE FOR SAMSUNG PATENT INFRINGEMENT—PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR EMERGING GROWTH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES; IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (September 2012).
• $1B TO APPLE FOR SAMSUNG PATENT INFRINGEMENT—PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR EMERGING GROWTH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES; IC2 Institute of the University of Texas (September 2012).
• International Intellectual Property Aspects of Space Technology Commercialization, First Conference on Space Exploration by American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (Orlando, FL; January 2005).
• International Intellectual Property Aspects of Space Technology Commercialization, First Conference on Space Exploration by American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (Orlando, FL; January 2005).
• ADVANCED PATENT CLAIM DRAFTING WORKSHOP, USPTO Texas Regional Inventors Conference (Austin, TX; September 2012).
• ADVANCED PATENT CLAIM DRAFTING WORKSHOP, USPTO Texas Regional Inventors Conference (Austin, TX; September 2012).
• Commercialization and Funding of Space Technology Development, Space Technology & Applications International Forum by University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM; February 2003).
• Commercialization and Funding of Space Technology Development, Space Technology & Applications International Forum by University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM; February 2003).
• A NEW WORLD OF PATENT OPTIONS FOR UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER UNDER THE AIA; Joint American IP Law Association-Association of University Technology Manager Conference; (Texas A&M University; September 2012).
• A NEW WORLD OF PATENT OPTIONS FOR UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER UNDER THE AIA; Joint American IP Law Association-Association of University Technology Manager Conference; (Texas A&M University; September 2012).
• Intellectual Property Fundamentals Seminar, AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference (Orange County, CA; September 2002).
• Intellectual Property Fundamentals Seminar, AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference (Orange County, CA; September 2002).
• Intellectual Property Considerations in Space Technology Commercialization, European Space Agency Conference on Data Systems in Aerospace (Dublin, Ireland; May 2002).
• Intellectual Property Considerations in Space Technology Commercialization, European Space Agency Conference on Data Systems in Aerospace (Dublin, Ireland; May 2002).
• INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURS; University of Texas Global Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; July 2012).
• INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES & OPPORTUNITIES FOR GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURS; University of Texas Global Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; July 2012).
• Managing & Licensing Intellectual Property Assets, Co-Chaired American Intellectual Property Law Association National Conference; (Orange County, California; 2004).
• Managing & Licensing Intellectual Property Assets, Co-Chaired American Intellectual Property Law Association National Conference; (Orange County, California; 2004).
• THE JOBS ACT & THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT OF 2011; IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX; May 2012).
• THE JOBS ACT & THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT OF 2011; IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX; May 2012).
• Intellectual Property & Space Technology Commercialization, Space Studies Institute, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ; July 2001).
• Intellectual Property & Space Technology Commercialization, Space Studies Institute, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ; July 2001).
• TRADEMARK WAR STORIES FROM THE FRONT LINES: HOW FAILING TO FILE FOR FEDERAL TRADEMARK PROTECTION CAN BE PAINFULLY COSTLY; TechRanch Austin Entrepreneurs Seminar (Austin, TX; February 2012).
• TRADEMARK WAR STORIES FROM THE FRONT LINES: HOW FAILING TO FILE FOR FEDERAL TRADEMARK PROTECTION CAN BE PAINFULLY COSTLY; TechRanch Austin Entrepreneurs Seminar (Austin, TX; February 2012).
• International Technology Commercialization Legal & Business Fundamentals, Invited Lecturer, U.S. Agency for International Development (Moscow, Russia 1998; Samara, Russia 2000; Tomsk [Siberia], Russia 2001).
• IP & RELATED LEGAL ISSUES IN EXPORTING PRODUCTS & SERVICES TO LATIN AMERICA; Mobil LatAm Conference on Latin America (Miami, FL; February 2012 & Austin, TX; September 2012).
• IP & RELATED LEGAL ISSUES IN EXPORTING PRODUCTS & SERVICES TO LATIN AMERICA; Mobil LatAm Conference on Latin America (Miami, FL; February 2012 & Austin, TX; September 2012).
• THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT OF 2011 & WHAT IT MEANS FOR START-UP COMPANIES; IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX; November 2011).
• THE LEAHY-SMITH AMERICA INVENTS ACT OF 2011 & WHAT IT MEANS FOR START-UP COMPANIES; IC2 Institute of The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX; November 2011).
Certifications
Lifetime Achievement Award
Marquise Who's Who
1% Most Honored Professionals in America
American Registry
Fellow - New York Bar Foundation
New York Bar Association
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
State Bar of Texas
Fellow - Innovation, Creativity & Capital Institute, University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas
Registered to Practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office
United States Patent & Trademark Office
M.S. Economics
University of Virginia Graduate School of Economics
Lieutenant Commander - Engineering Duty Officer
United States Navy
Qualified Nuclear Engineer in Submarines
United States Navy
Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms in America
Best Lawyer
2019 America’s Most Honored Professionals
American Registry
2019 AV Preeminent Attorney from Martindale Hubbell
Martindale Hubbell
Best Lawyers In Austin & San Antonio
U.S. News & World Report
Best Lawyers In Texas.
U.S. News & World Report
2018 Client Champion Platinum
Martindale Hubbell
2018 AV Preeminent from Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com
2018 AV Preeminent Attorney - Judicial Edition
Martindale Hubbell
2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Marquis Who's Who
15th Anniversary of HULSEY PC Firm Proudly Serving the Community
Martindale Hubbell
30th Anniversary of Bill Hulsey Lawyer Proudly Serving the Community
Martindale Hubbell
Three Best Rated Patent Attorneys in Austin
Three Best Rated
Better Business Bureau A+ Rating
Better Business Bureau
Senior Research Fellow
IC2 Institute, University of Texas
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Texas Bar Foundation
Fellow, New York Bar Foundation
New York Bar Foundation
Alumni Executive Board Member
Rhodes College
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar # 10261150
Member
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Tennessee Bar Association # 12762
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
ID Number: 12672
Texas
State Bar of Texas
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