Sharon A Israel
Partner at Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
Sharon A Israel is an accomplished litigation attorney who focuses her practice on IP law, with an emphasis on patent litigation. She has represented IP clients before trial and appellate courts, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the US Patent and Trademark Office and the International Trade Commission. She is also a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the Texas Bar Foundation, the Houston Bar Foundation and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).
Ms Israel has litigated patents related to a variety of industries and technologies, including wireless communications, oilfield equipment, consumer electronics, chemicals and medical devices. She has been honoured by Chambers USA with a Band 2 ranking in intellectual property, described as “incredibly bright” and “remarkable in her support for her clients and the legal community”. Other clients have said that Ms Israel is “a savvy patent attorney who is experienced, practical and tenacious”, “highly professional, very smart and hardworking”, “highly responsive and outstanding” and that she “understands our strategic needs, both from a cost management perspective and a business perspective”.
Ms Israel is a past president of AIPLA, a past president of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association and past chair of the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section.