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The Wendt Firm - Austin, TX

PO Box 26010 Austin, TX 78755

Updated: 03/29/2021

Austin Patents & Trademarks Law Firm

About The Wendt Firm

Previous Law Firm Name

  • Townsend & Townsend, September 1, 1989
  • 3M Company, August 1, 1991
  • Air Liquide, April 1, 1995
  • Winstead PC, April 1, 2001


  • English (Primary)
  • French
  • German

Practice Areas

  • Patents & Trademarks 70%
  • Trade Secrets 5%
  • Copyrights 5%
  • Legal Opinions 5%
  • License and Non-Disclosure Agreements 15%


  • Elected President of National Association of Patent Practitioners , 2015 - 2017

Published Works

  • "Confidentiality Agreements: Prelude to Licensing" , Licensing Executives Society, 1998
  • "Global Patent Strategies", Gulf Coast Conference, 2001

Classes and Seminars

  • Panel Moderator, Inventor/Law Firm Exercise, National Association of Patent Practitioners Annual Meeting, - 2017
  • “Comments on Patent Agent Privilege and In re Silver”, Atlanta Patent Agents Club, - 2017
  • “How to Support Relative Claim Terms”, National Association of Patent Practitioners Annual Meeting, - 2016
  • “How to Support Relative Claim Terms”, USPTO Dallas Regional Office, - 2016
  • “Equations of Change – How Patent Law Has Changed, and Will Change in the Future”, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Spring Meeting, Houston, - 2012
  • “Team Logos: Historical, Societal, and Legal Evolution”, presented at “A Mirror of Our Culture: Sport and Society in America”, St. Norbert College and the Green Bay Packers, - 2012
  • "Confidentiality Agreements: Prelude to Licensing" , Licensing Executives Society, Chicago, - 1998
  • "Global Patent Strategies", Gulf Coast Conference, - 2001
  • "Protecting Your Intellectual Property", Southwest BioVenture Conference & Symposium, - 2002
  • "Corporate Securities and Patents: How to Avoid Securities Liability for Misstatements of Patent Coverage", Houston Bar Association, - 2003

Representative Clients

  • Johns Manville
  • W.R. Wagner Family LP
  • Blade Energy Partners, Inc.
  • Frontier Deepwater Appraisal Solutions
  • Linde AG


  • Robert D. Touslee, Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Johns Manville
  • Wayne R. Wagner
  • Robert Pilko, Counsel, Blade Energy Partners
  • Roy B. Shilling, President, Frontier Deepwater
  • Phil Von Neida, Senior Counsel – Intellectual Property, Linde North America, Inc.




Offers Free Initial Consultation

Office Information


PO Box 26010 Austin, TX 78755

Office Hours

M-Th 9AM-5PM, Friday 9AM-12PM

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