Jessie D. Herrera, Jr., Partner

Oil & Gas Expertise

Jessie Herrera secures intellectual property rights for a variety of oil & gas service companies, including one of the world’s largest, Weatherford International. Jessie’s oil & gas experience includes a range of mechanical devices, from tools used for expanding tubulars downhole to equipment for handling tubulars at the rig surface.

Industry Experience

As a mechanical engineer, Jessie spent time as a product design engineer for Cooper Cameron Corporation, a large provider of flow equipment products, systems, and services to oil, gas, and process industries. Now when working with design engineers, he truly understands their challenges and can speak their language.

Later while earning his law degree, in addition to interning with Patterson & Sheridan, Jessie interned with Shell Oil’s legal department, adding a new perspective to his oil & gas industry knowledge. Now when working with in-house counsel, Jessie can draw upon this experience to more effectively deliver client services.

Range of Services

In addition to securing strong, commercially significant patents, Jessie provides a fully rounded approach to IP management and value creation, counseling clients on a range of IP strategies. He also renders opinions and reviews agreements on the strength and coverage of IP assets as a part of due diligence projects.