Temple Keller is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on patents and trademarks. His practice includes the prosecution of domestic, PCT, and foreign patent applications in a wide variety of technical areas, including computer software and hardware, telecommunications, semiconductors, and optical systems. In addition, he analyzes patent portfolios for licensing, conducts due diligence analysis, counsels clients regarding intellectual property strategy, and prepares non-infringement and invalidity opinions. His clients range from Fortune 50 companies to startups to individual inventors.
Temple received his Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Rice University in 2004. While at Rice, he worked at a laser laboratory at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center of the U.S. Navy in San Diego, California.
Temple then received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 2009, where he studied under a Dean’s Merit Scholarship. While at UT, he served as Chief Articles Editor for the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal.
B.S., Physics, Rice University
J.D., University of Texas School of Law
- Chief Articles Editor, Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Courts for the Western District of Texas
- Computer systems
- Handhelds and other mobile computing devices
- Speech and audio signal processing
- Computer software
- Cellular and other wireless communication
- Networking hardware
- Seismic data acquisition systems
- Medical devices
- Green technologies
- Construction technologies
- Consumer products
- Biomedical assaying systems
- Prosecution of federal and state trademark applications
- Negotiation of trademark disputes
Co-Author, “Changes to Patent Eligibility Under Section 101,” Texas Lawyer (February 28, 2020)
March 8, 2023Client Results
Cirrus Logic, a leader in low-power, high-precision mixed-signal processing solutions, has been listed among the top 300 U.S.-issued patent assignees for 2022 by the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). This is the third time the company was included in the annual list of innovators.
October 12, 2022Client Results
Jackson Walker celebrates the momentum of Austin-based Cirrus Logic, a leader in low-power, high-precision mixed-signal processing solutions. With about 4,130 patents issued and pending worldwide, the fabless semiconductor supplier is benefiting from solid growth opportunities and the mind of one of the world’s most prolific inventors, John Melanson.
November 10, 2021Client Results
A Jackson Walker team led by Austin partner Brian K. Prewitt, and including senior counsel Temple Keller and associate Andrea Thai, assisted in obtaining 150 of Cirrus Logic’s 180 patents issued in 2020.
October 1, 2020Client Results
The Patent 300, produced by IPO in collaboration with Harrity Analytics, has been published for 37 consecutive years using data obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Cirrus Logic is among just 29 organizations making the list for the first time.