July 27, 2016

Patterson + Sheridan Welcomes Ross Apffel

Intellectual property boutique law firm Patterson + Sheridan LLP has added Ross Apffel as an associate in the Houston, Texas, office of the firm. Patterson + Sheridan has five offices across the U.S., in Houston; Dallas; Palo Alto; Greensboro, North Carolina; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; and an international office in Yokohama, Japan.

Apffel will counsel clients on a range of intellectual property matters focusing primarily on preparing and prosecuting patents for clients in the software industry.

Apffel graduated from Baylor University, where he earned a B.S., in electrical and computer engineering, with a minor in mathematics, before obtaining his J.D., at South Texas College of Law. Before joining Patterson + Sheridan, he was a law clerk at Cokinos, Bosien & Young.

Patterson + Sheridan LLP is an intellectual property law firm with 67 attorneys located in offices in Houston; Dallas; Palo Alto; Greensboro, North Carolina; Shrewsbury, New Jersey; and Yokohama, Japan. The firm is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016.

Patterson + Sheridan offers a broad range of intellectual property services, including preparing and prosecuting patents, representing clients in litigation, dispute resolution, and post-grant proceedings and actions, and providing counseling and strategic insight to clients in a wide variety of industries. The firm has assisted companies in energy, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, clean technologies, communications technologies, complex software, consumer products, electronics and semiconductor technologies, financial technology and business methods, industrial products, internet-related technologies, medical devices and procedures, nanotechnology and optics.

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