About Damon R. Hickman Law Firm

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Damon R. Hickman Law Firm

As founder and principal of The Damon R. Hickman Law Firm, Mr. Hickman is dedicated to serving clients in patent prosecution in Texas and throughout the United States. Patent attorney Damon R. Hickman represents clients in many technologies and industries; including aerospace, automation, medical devices, and consumer electronics.

Mr. Hickman grew up in Fort Worth and obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering with Electrical Emphasis from Texas Christian University. While attending engineering school he was employed at a Fort Worth engineering firm designing power systems for distribution centers.

Prior to obtaining his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Hickman gained additional technical experience working as a Senior Instrumentation Engineer at Bell Helicopter Textron for a decade. At Bell Helicopter, Mr. Hickman coordinated with aircraft engineers, flight test engineers, and test pilots to design airborne data acquisition systems for a wide variety of helicopters and tilt-rotors.

Mr. Hickman attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas. Upon completion of his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Hickman joined the Law Office of James Walton as a contract Patent Attorney.

Mr. Hickman is now accepting clients in the private practice of patent law in Fort Worth, Texas.

Professional:

Registered to Practice Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010.

Admitted to the Bar, Texas, 2011.

Admitted to Practice Before the United States Supreme Court, December 2014.

Education:

J.D. 2010, Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX

B.S. Engineering with Electrical Emphasis, 2001 Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

Work Experience:

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. 2001-2011

  • V-22 Osprey Tilt Rotor
  • 609 Tilt Rotor
  • ARH Arapaho Program

Internships:

University of Texas Arlington, Office of Technology Management, 2010

Whitaker Chalk Swindle Sawyer, Fort Worth, Texas, 2010

Carter and Burgess, Fort Worth, Texas, 2001

Awards:

Paul Riding Award for TCU Frog Club Fundraising, 2014

Design News Magazine’s College Design Engineering Award, 2002

Associations:

American Intellectual Property Association
Dallas Bar Association – IP Section
Intellectual Property Section of Texas Bar Association
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Tarrant County Bar Association – IP Section,

Secretary, July, 2012 to June, 2013
Treasurer and Secretary, July, 2013 to June, 2014
Chairperson, July, 2014 to Present

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