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Eric Joseph Klein
Eric Joseph Klein
Partner — Intellectual Property
Partner — Intellectual Property

Eric Joseph Klein

Eric Joseph Klein

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, TX 75201

Eric Joseph Klein

Eric is a trial lawyer who focuses on intellectual property matters with a particular emphasis on patent litigation.

Eric has a broad background in engineering and extensive experience building cases in highly technical subject-matter areas. His practice encompasses all aspects of case preparation, discovery, expert preparation, claim construction, trial preparation and trial. Eric’s technical experience spans a variety of technical fields, including computer hardware and software, Internet-related technologies, cell phone technologies, computer and data networking, wireless communication and semiconductors. In particular, he has litigated numerous cases involving telecommunications technologies and standards, such as Wi-Fi (802.11), WiMAX (802.16), CDMA, UMTS (3G), LTE (4G), GSM and Bluetooth.

Eric has successfully argued at Markman hearings and has taken and defended numerous depositions, including critical inventor and expert depositions. He has argued motions, presented witnesses and successfully briefed transfer motions, claim construction issues and summary judgment motions. He has represented a wide array of individuals and corporations in connection with their intellectual property litigation.


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Purdue University, M.E.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007
  • Texas Tech University, M.B.A., 2002
  • Texas A&M University, B.S.C.E., 1999
  • Engineer, Marathon Oil Company, 1996–2000
  • Selected to the Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2007–2009 and 2011–2015
  • Legal 500 U.S., Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, 2017
  • Member: Dallas Bar Association
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: American Intellectual Property Association
  • Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office