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Nic is a partner in Reed Smith’s IP, Tech & Data Group. He focuses on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical field, but has also litigated patents related to chemistry, electronics, biotechnology, medical devices, lasers and mechanical systems.


  • University of Texas School of Law, 1992, J.D.
  • Baylor University, 1989, MBA
  • Baylor University, 1986, B.S., Biochemistry

  • Texas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers list for Intellectual Property Litigation (2005-2011, 2015-2019)
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation - Intellectual Property and Litigation - Patent, 2006-2021
  • Recognized in IAM Patent 1000, 2011-2013, 2017
  • Recognized by Chambers USA for Texas Intellectual Property, 2007-2020
  • Named a Benchmark Litigation “Local Litigation Star” for Intellectual Property in Texas, 2010-2013
  • Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S., 2010
  • Named by Texas Lawyer as “Up and Comer,” 2001