Derrick A. Pizarro

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San Antonio
112 E. Pecan Street
Suite 1800
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210-554-5461 tel
210-226-8395 fax
 

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Derrick Pizarro brings a comprehensive yet practical approach to advising clients on how to identify, protect, commercialize and strategically use intellectual property. Derrick also advises clients in internet and technology matters, including technology agreements, commercializing software and data security. A licensed patent attorney, Derrick is frequently called on to speak to clients, colleagues and organizations throughout Texas and the U.S. about recent intellectual property issues and trends.

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PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
  • State Bar of Texas, Intellectual Property Law Section
    • Council Member, 2013-2014
    • Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition Committee, Chair, 2011-2013
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Central Texas Chapter
  • North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
    • Board of Directors, 2014
    • Leadership Lab Alumnus
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association Community Justice Program, Participant
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) $100K Student Technology Venture Competition, Judge
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics, Advisory Board
    • Guest lecturer in undergraduate and graduate engineering and business programs
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
  • Selected for inclusion as a "Texas Rising Star," Super Lawyers, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012-2014
Certifications
Registered Patent Attorney
Clerkships
Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1997
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Admitted to Practice
  • Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • United States District Court Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit