Preston Kent joined the firm in 2013 following graduation from law school and being admitted to the Texas Bar. He prepares and prosecutes domestic and international patent applications, with an emphasis on electrical engineering and communications technology. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Rice University, working on medical equipment and space shuttle design projects. After graduation, he worked at NASA designing specialized tools used by astronauts working on the International Space Station. He transitioned to working in Information Technology while there, and continued in that field while working for a computer manufacturer, a web-design firm, and a major petrochemical manufacturer. Preston has worked with and written software for use with Unix and Windows operating systems. From 2008-2012, Preston attended law school at the University of Houston Law Center as a part-time student. During law school, he served as an editor on the University of Houston Law Review Journal.
- J.D., Cum Laude, University of Houston Law Center, 2012
- B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, 1988
- State Bar of Texas
- American Intellectual Property Law Association