Alan Albright routinely counsels his clients regarding patent litigation, licensing, protection and enforcement of trade secrets, as well as a variety of other issues faced by technology companies. Alan has civil jury trial experience in both state and federal courts, where he has litigated disputes involving patents, trade secrets, employment cases, breach of contract and Internet-related claims. He has represented clients in the Internet, software, hardware, medical equipment and semiconductor industries. Alan also has experience handling antitrust and first amendment issues.
From 1992 to 1999, Alan served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas. He also served for several years as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas School of Law teaching "Trial Advocacy."
The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. 1984
Trinity University, B.A. 1981 – with honors
Chambers USA, Intellectual Property, 2010 - 2012; 2016 - 2018
Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers, Litigation - Patent, 2016 - 2018; Litigation - Patent, 2013, 2018;
Intellectual Property Law, 2007 - 2008; 2011 - 2012; 2017
Globe Business Publishing Ltd., IAM Patent 1000, 2011 - 2013; 2015 - 2017
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers, 2006 – 2017
University of Texas School of Law, Texas Law Review
American Board of Trial Attorneys
American College of Trial Lawyers
Awaiting Senate confirmation as Federal District Court Judge, Western District of Texas, Waco Division
Alan D Albright Partner Bracewell LLP
111 Congress Ave., Suite 2300 Austin, Texas 78701