C. Erik Hawes


C. Erik Hawes serves intellectual property clients in litigation and pre-litigation counseling, patent prosecution, management of patent and trademark portfolios, trade secrets and confidentiality issues, due diligence concerning IP issues in transactions, and day-to-day counseling concerning IP issues of every size and shape. While he has a strong background in other industries, Erik works primarily with clients in the energy industry and is the co-head of the oil and gas subsector within the firm’s energy industry team. He also serves as head of the firm’s intellectual property practice in the Houston office, which is recognized by Chambers USA, as is Erik individually.