Raman N. Dewan
Raman Dewan is an IP attorney and is the head of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. Raman (pronounced Raymun) is a registered patent attorney and concentrates his practice in the areas of complex licensing, intellectual property counseling and monetization, and trademark prosecution. He has been practicing law for over 25 years and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating development, distribution, license, and related intellectual property agreements from both the licensor and licensee perspectives, as well as counseling clients on strategies for acquiring, building, and monetizing their IP portfolios. Raman’s focus is using practical measures to help his clients protect and grow their intellectual property assets and their businesses. Prior to attending law school, Raman was a Captain in the United States Air Force.
B.S., magna cum laude, University of Mississippi
M.S., summa cum laude, Trinity University
J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
- Evaluating intellectual property assets in the context of mergers, acquisitions, and investments
- Developing and overseeing monetization and licensing programs
- Preparing and negotiating IP agreements (with a particular emphasis in software)
- Providing counsel regarding open-source software license agreements
- Preparing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Telling his three boys what they did wrong
- Listening to his wife tell him what he did wrong
- The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), 2014-2023
- Patent Law, 2014-2023
- Trademark Law, 2022-2023
- Creative Action, Former Board Member, 2007-2018
September 27, 2022Client Results
Novaria Group, a leading manufacturer of specialty hardware, components, and coatings for the aerospace and defense industries, recently completed its acquisition of STROCO Manufacturing, Inc. This deal marks the sixth acquisition Novaria has announced from December of 2021 through July of 2022, taking place after its successful acquisitions of FMi Chemical, Hohman Plating, Advanced Coating, Hydro Fitting, and GK Mechanical Systems.
August 29, 2022Client Results
Atlas Copco, a Swedish industrial tools and equipment manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of client Montana Instruments Corporation for an undisclosed purchase price. The acquisition is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2022.
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
November 19, 2021Client Results
A Jackson Walker team led by recent Fort Worth additions Evan Malloy, Kayla Matus, and Taylor Cummins represented Freedom Powersports in the sale of its business to Dallas-based RumbleON, Inc., the largest U.S. retailer of powersports vehicles. The transaction was announced on November 9, 2021, and is expected to close in late 2021 or the first quarter of 2022.
October 14, 2021Client Results
Digital Turbine, a public leading independent mobile advertising solutions provider, has completed more than $1 billion in cross-border deals in 2021 through the acquisitions of Fyber, AdColony, and Triapodi (d/b/a Appreciate).
October 5, 2021Newsletters
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August 23, 2021Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises Periscope Holdings in Sale to Create North America’s Leader in Public eProcurement
Jackson Walker represented Austin-based eProcurement company Periscope Holdings, Inc. in the sale of its business to mdf commerce inc. for $207 million. Through the acquisition, mdf commerce is positioned to become a public eProcurement leader in North America.
August 19, 2021Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 178 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2022 Edition, Including 8 “Lawyers of the Year” and 31 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 178 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 67 specialty practice areas in its 2022 edition, including 8 Lawyers of the Year and 31 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
June 30, 2021Attorney News
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the addition of Arthur Gollwitzer as a partner in the Austin office. Combining his experience gained as a federal prosecutor with 25 years in private practice, Arthur focuses on intellectual property litigation and also is highly experienced in criminal matters and internal investigations.
August 20, 2020Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 164 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2021 Edition, Including 9 “Lawyers of the Year” and 25 “Ones to Watch”
Jackson Walker congratulates the 164 attorneys who were selected by their peers as Best Lawyers, including 9 Lawyers of the Year and 25 Ones to Watch, across 6 offices and 66 specialty practice areas.