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Eric Green is an associate in McKool Smith's Austin office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. During college, he interned at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Washington, D.C., where he conducted comprehensive reviews of current intellectual property issues. Eric is a licensed patent attorney.


Representative Matters

  • Global Sessions. Represented Global Sessions against multiple online retailers in a case asserting infringement of patents related to maintaining session state for a user of a website and managing a web system. The case was resolved favorably to Global Sessions.
  • Ericsson v. Samsung. Successfully represented Ericsson in the International Trade Commission in defense of a patent claiming certain techniques for fabricating semiconductors incorporating shallow trench isolation.
  • Good Technology v. LRW. Represented Good Technology in a patent litigation brought in the Northern District of Texas involving technology relating to secure email solutions. The case was resolved favorably for Good.
  • Wi-LAN. Wi-LAN v. Acer et al.; Wi-LAN v. Research in Motion et al. Represented Wi-LAN in multiple patent infringement actions involving Wi-Fi, CDMA2000, Bluetooth, and other wireless technologies.
  • Ericsson Inc. Represented Ericsson in defense of patent infringement claims in connection with its DC-to-DC power converters.
  • In re Oil Spill by the Oil Rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. In conjunction with trial team, represented Halliburton Energy Services Inc., working closely with expert witnesses on issues related to drilling practices and procedures, safety, and mud chemistry. 


Rankings & Honors

  • Named a Texas "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, 2015-2018

Media & Events



“Artificial Neural Network Analysis of Microwave Spectrometry on Pulp Stock: Determination of Consistency and Conductivity,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (December 2006)

“Copyright Protection in the Digital Age,” IEEE-USA News and Views (November 2002)

“Conference Review: Intellectual Property Protections and Technological Innovation in the Broadband Economy,” Copyright World Magazine, Issue 122 (August 2002) 

“Attacking Through the Wires: Cyber Terrorism, Hackers and Cyber Security,” Today’s Engineer (August-September 2002)

“Entering Into Software Agreements On Blind Faith – The Implications of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA),” Today’s Engineer (October 2002)

Festo v. Shoketsu - An Overview of the Historic Case and IEEE-USA's Role,” Today’s Engineer (June-July 2002)


J.D., with Honors, University of Texas School of Law, 2009

M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Baylor University, 2005

B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, cum laude, Baylor University, 2005

  • Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Electrical Engineering Student, Honorable Mention (Top 5 Nationally)
  • Carr P. Collins Scholar
  • Regents Scholar

Court Admissions

  • State of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
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