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Austin Hansley is the owner of Hansley Law Firm PLLC. He practices law in Texas and is licensed in the state of Texas and before the Eastern District of Texas and Northern District of Texas Federal Courts. He has represented clients in over 500 cases in Federal Court. He has represented clients through direct representation or pro hac vice in Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Delaware and California and has experience handling or participating in all of the Firm's practice areas. In 2015 he was recognized as No. 1 in the United States for appearing in more patent litigation cases than any other attorney in the country. Austin's previous careers include working as an electrical engineer for the 8th largest defense contractor in the U.S., inspecting nuclear power plants for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and teaching at a college and high school various subjects. In his free time Austin enjoys playing sports, being outdoors, writing, fine dining, and traveling.

EDUCATION

M.B.A. - University of Denver est. 2022

J.D. cum laude - Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law - 2011 

B.S. Electrical Engineering - University of Texas at Arlington - 2004

Texas Academy of Math and Science - 2000

EXPERIENCE

Representative Matters

  • Litigated various patent actions involving computer hardware and software, consumer electronics, and network & wireless communications technologies.

  • Analyzed complex patent portfolios and provided counseling regarding portfolio development, assertion and licensing strategies.

  • Analyzed, drafted, negotiated and provided counseling regarding patent licenses and other IP agreements.

  • Represented, and counseled start-up companies by helping develop their idea, to manufacturing their product and putting it on the market.

  • Representation and experience in the following practice areas: Appellate, Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Business Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, Business/Corporate, Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Contracts, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Construction Litigation, Consumer Law, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Identity Theft, Creditor Debtor Rights, Collections, Debt Discharge, Family Law, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith Insurance, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, Trademark Litigation and Prosecution, Media and Advertising (Personal Economic Injury), Defamation, Libel, Slander, Intentional Interference with a Business Contract, Tortious Interference, Theft of Trade Secrets, Fraudulent Misrepresentation, Restraint of Trade, Trade Libel, Commercial Disparagement, Personal Injury, Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Premises Liability, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death, Real Estate, Landlord/Tenant, Technology Transactions.

Non Law Related Experience

  • Austin worked as an electrical engineer for L-3 Communications, the 8th largest defense contractor in the world, where he helped design military aircraft systems.

  • Austin worked as an engineer for the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, where he helped develop and implement regulations for nuclear power plants in the United States.

Published Works

  • Austin Hansley, "So You Want to Be a Patent Litigator: Eastern District of Texas", Volume No. 1 (2019)​. For purchase at www.patent-litigator.com.

Certifications

  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Certification. Certificate #:FIs5Geu6LJ 

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas

  • Northern District of Texas Federal Court

  • Eastern District of Texas Federal Court

Highlights from Representative Matters

2:12-cv-00693-RSP Hopewell Culture & Design LLC v. Lenovo (United States) Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2012). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:13-cv-00141-WCB Kroy IP Holdings, LLC v. The Kroger Co. (E.D. Tex. 2013). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:13-cv-00622-JRG-RSP Hopewell Culture & Design LLC v. Microsoft Corporation et. al. (E.D. Tex. 2013). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:13-cv-00624-JRG-RSP Sonic Industry, LLC v. Equifax, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2013). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:13-cv-00109-JRG Rotatable Technologies LLC v. Fossil Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2013). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:13-cv-00678-JRG-RSP Remote Locator Systems, LLC v. Apple, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2013). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:13-cv-00679-JRG-RSP Remote Locator Systems, LLC v. Google, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2013). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:14-cv-00193-JRG-RSP Marshall Feature Recognition, LLC v. Target (E.D. Tex. 2014). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:14-cv-00341-JRG Olivistar, LLC v. Facebook, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2014). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:14-cv-00347-JRG Olivistar, LLC v. Sony Corporation of America (E.D. Tex. 2014). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:14-cv-00517-JRG Olivistar, LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2014). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:15-cv-00102-RSP Wetro Lan LLC v. Netgear, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2015). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:15-cv-00228-JRG-RSP Novocrypt LLC v. Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2015). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:15-cv-00314-JRG Olivistar LLC v. Bank of America Corporation (E.D. Tex. 2015). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:15-cv-00326-JRG Olivistar LLC v. JP Morgan Chase & Co. (E.D. Tex. 2015). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:15-cv-00410-JRG Olivistar LLC v. Exxon Mobil Corporation (E.D. Tex. 2015). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:15-cv-00963-RWS-RSP Red Anvil LLC v. BlackBerry Corporation (E.D. Tex. 2015). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

 

2:16-cv-00148-JRG-RSP Marshall Feature Recognition, LLC v. ConocoPhillips Company (E.D. Tex. 2016). Secured a favorable settlement for client.

2:18-cv-00471-JRG Dale Progress Ltd. v. American Honda Motor Co. Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

2:18-cv-00472-JRG Dale Progress Ltd. v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

2:18-cv-00473-JRG Dale Progress Ltd. v. Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

2:18-cv-00475-JRG Dale Progress Ltd. v. Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

2:18-cv-00476-JRG-RSP Dale Progress Ltd. v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

2:18-cv-00525-JRG Dale Progress Ltd. v. Hyundai Motor Company. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

4:18-cv-00130-ALM-KPJ 13-31 Sport, LLC v. Academy Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports & Outdoors. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

4:18-cv-00159-ALM-KPJ 13-31 Sport, LLC v. Walmart, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2018). Obtained a favorable settlement for client.

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