Terrile, Cannatti & Chambers, LLP

Intellectual Property Attorneys

Kent B. Chambers, Partner

Phone: 512.338.9100 | Email: kchambers@tcciplaw.com | Contact: vCard

Legal Practice

Mr. Chambers is a registered U.S. patent attorney and works in all aspects of intellectual property law, including preparing and prosecuting U.S. and non-U.S. patent applications, opinion of counsel analysis of patent infringement and validity issues, patent program management and development, litigation support, technology licensing, and related intellectual property matters.

Mr. Chambers’ areas of technical proficiency include: Software technology including Java, JavaScript, object oriented programming techniques and markup languages; Artificial intelligence, neural networks, Various enterprise software systems; databases; internet related technologies including system hardware, protocols, packet technologies, and various ASP architectures; digital signal processing, mixed signal processing, other analog circuitry, speech recognition, telecommunications, analog and digital filters; FLIR systems; Computer, tablet, and mobile communications system architecture; Communication algorithms including highly sophisticated mathematical and signal processing algorithms; Configuration technology, data analytics, messaging and communication technologies, and computer peripherals; Supplier and distributor systems, microprocessor architectures; Memories; Electro-Optics including multispectral detection and signal processing; Databases and database peripheral technology; Digital logic design; Digital filters; Power systems; Integrated circuit layout and fabrication; VLSI and ULSI device structure and processing; Semiconductor devices and manufacturing processes; Test systems and techniques; Electro-Mechanical control systems; Field programmable logic devices; Switching power supplies; Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology and applications including LED controllers and voltage & current converters; eCommerce applications; Storage technology; and Mechanical systems including dynamic, thermodynamic, and structural considerations.

Prior Experience

Terrile, Cannatti & Chambers, LLP (2018-Present)

Terrile, Cannatti, Chambers & Holland, LLP (2013-2018)

Hamilton & Terrile, LLP, (2002-2013) – Partner

Trilogy Software, Inc., April, 2000-April 2002, Associate General Counsel – Intellectual Property. At Trilogy, Mr. Chambers was responsible for developing intellectual property portfolio strategies, developing intellectual property related policies (such as confidentiality, ownership, publication, and marking policies), and evaluating and protecting (i) inventions, (ii) other innovations, (iii) software and hardware implementations, (iv) trademarks, and (v) trade names. Mr. Chambers was also responsible for identifying and developing revenue opportunities and overseeing intellectual property related litigation. Mr. Chambers also drafted and negotiated intellectual property related agreements including technology license agreements, intellectual property transfer agreements, services agreements, development agreements, employee agreements, settlement agreements, and nondisclosure agreements. Managing legal budgets was also a primary task of Mr. Chambers at Trilogy.

Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, Franklin & Friel LLP, September 1993-March 2000 (Associate September, 1993-1998, Partner 1999-March 2000). Mr. Chambers practice primarily included patent prosecution, technology licensing including drafting and negotiating agreements, and a member of various litigation teams involving intellectual property issues. Mr. Chambers also counseled clients on the establishment intellectual property programs.

Texas Instruments, Inc. 1987-August, 1990, Electrical Design Engineer. At Texas Instruments, Mr. Chambers was an electrical design engineer in the defense systems electronics group (DSEG) in the Airborne Systems Electro Optics Division. Mr. Chambers designed and tested various digital, analog, and software systems including microcontroller systems, analog circuit design, software circuit simulation, and software development. The systems were designed for military operating environments.

Technology Background

Previously, Mr. Chambers was a partner in Hamilton & Terrile, LLP, was Associate General Counsel of Intellectual Property with Trilogy Software, Inc., and was a partner with Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, LLP.

Professional Memberships:

United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered Patent Attorney

State Bar of Texas

Austin Intellectual Property Law Association – President 2006, Vice President 2005, Treasurer 2004, Secretary 2003

Austin Intellectual Property Inn of Court

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers


Oklahoma State University, 1982-1986, B.S. Electrical Engineering.

University of Texas School of Law, 1990-1993 J.D.

Community Work

Church Missions & Teacher

Volunteer pilot for relief missions into Haiti following January, 2010 earthquake

Angel Flight Southwest – Volunteer pilot for medical patient flights

Board member – Ghana West African Missions – humanitarian well (borehole) drilling in northern Ghana