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Nathan L. Levenson

Attorney

504.430.4254

Nathan focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and other complex commercial litigation. His litigation experience spans a variety of industries, including telecommunications, wireless networking, computer hardware and software, oil and gas, marketing, and consumer products. Nathan was recognized by Thomson Reuters in Texas Monthly for 2020, 2021, and 2022 as a Rising Star in the area of Intellectual Property – signifying a high degree of peer recognition and achievement.

Nathan previously served as a Senior Associate at Warren Rhoades LLP, where he focused his practice on intellectual property counseling, prosecution, and litigation, as well as licensing and IP due diligence involving famous brands and complex technologies. During his time at Warren Rhoades LLP, he represented clients in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition disputes in a variety of federal district courts, before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Nathan received his J.D. from Texas A&M School of Law and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas Christian University. During law school, Mr. Levenson was a staff member of the Texas A&M Law Review, and he was selected by, and served for, the Honorable Paul A. Bonin at the Louisiana Court of Appeal, 4th Circuit in the position of judicial law clerk.

Education

Texas A&M University School of Law

  • Juris Doctor
  • Texas A&M Law Review, Staff Member
  • Oil & Gas Survey Committee, Member
  • Recipient of Texas A&M University School of Law Dean’s List

Texas Christian University

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Recipient of the Texas Christian University Scholar Award
  • Recipient of Texas Christian University’s Dean List

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Inter Partes Review/Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Prosecution
  • IP Portfolio Development and Counseling

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • State of Texas

Publications

  • Author, “Understanding the Options: Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Risks”, New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (2022).
  • Author, “Limitations of Coverage: Commercial General Liability Exclusions Relating to Intellectual Property Claims”, New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (2022).
  • Author, “Navigating Intellectual Property Claims under Commercial General Liability Policies & the ‘Intellectual Property’ Exclusion”, New Appleman on Insurance: Current Critical Issues in Insurance Law (2022).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 30: “Intellectual Property Insurance” of the multivolume treatise, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition (2022).
  • Contributor, IRMI Expert Commentary: “Forum Selection: Appealing a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decision” (2021).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 30: “Intellectual Property Insurance” of the multivolume treatise, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition (2021).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 30: “Intellectual Property Insurance” of the multivolume treatise, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition (2020).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 5: “Duty of Candor to the Court,” 15th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation 2019, State Bar of Texas (2019).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 30: “Intellectual Property Insurance” of the multivolume treatise, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition (2019).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 30: “Intellectual Property Insurance” of the multivolume treatise, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition (2018).
  • Contributor, Chapter 3: “Patents: Real-World Issues in Mixed Realities,” of the treatise Computer Games and Immersive Entertainment: The Next Frontiers in Intellectual Property Law (2nd Ed. 2018).
  • Contributor, IRMI Expert Commentary: “Update on Alice and Motions to Dismiss” (2018).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 30: “Intellectual Property Insurance” of the multivolume treatise, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition (2017).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 44: “Understanding Intellectual Property Insurance” of the national practice guide, New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide (2017).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 10: “Appeals from the TTAB: Federal Circuit or the Eastern District of Virginia,” 30th Annual Advanced Intellectual Property Law Course, State Bar of Texas (2017).
  • Coauthor, Chapter 12: “Alice and the § 101 Rabbit Hole: A 2016 Update on Alice and Motions to Dismiss,” 12th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation 2016, State Bar of Texas (2016).

Honors & Professional Associations

  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star for Intellectual Property by Thomson Reuters, Texas Monthly, (2020, 2021, 2022).
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Dallas Bar Association