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. Temple also has extensive experience assisting clients in negotiations for the acquisition and licensing of intellectual property rights, as well as the structuring of non-standard ownership arrangements. His work ranges from Fortune 50 companies to local 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., 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
Co-Author, “Changes to Patent Eligibility Under Section 101,” Texas Lawyer (February 28, 2020)