Practice Areas

Litigation, Intellectual Property


J.D., magna cum laude, University of Houston
M.B.A., University of Houston - Clear Lake
B.S., Purdue University - West Lafayette (IN)

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Supreme Court


Phone: 713.590.9656

Michael G. Locklar

Litigation and Intellectual Property

Michael G. "Mike" Locklar represents clients in a variety of fields, including chemicals, oil & gas, software, computers and computer hardware, electronics, consumer products, and medical devices. In his 23 years of IP practice, Mike's practice has included litigation, prosecution, and transactional work.

Mike has co-authored briefings to the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He has also written and prosecuted patent applications in a variety of technical areas, including chemicals, oil field exploration and production tools and equipment, data communications, power generation systems, heat transfer equipment, fuel cells, post-tension concrete, and seismic equipment.

Mike is a Past Chair of the IP Section of the State Bar of Texas, and a past President of the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association. He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of intellectual property topics including patent subject matter eligibility, patent prosecution, patent litigation, and specific patent and trademark subject topics.

Mike was a production engineer in chemical manufacturing for approximately 10 years before receiving his law degree.