PHILLIP AURENTZ is an experienced trial lawyer with a focus on patent litigation. He has represented companies as both plaintiffs and defendants across various industries including computing, oil field, heavy equipment, medical, and banking.
He has tried numerous cases that have resulted in millions in damages or take-nothing verdicts depending on which side of the aisle his client is situated. Phillip has also handled appeals for his clients, arguing successfully at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. He also advises his clients on licensing and strategic decision making focused on their business or intellectual property needs.
Phillip has consistently been recognized as one of the top young lawyers in Texas by being named a “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers in 2010 and 2015–2021, and a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation, most recently in its 2024 edition.
Prior to law school, Phillip worked at Exxon Mobil Corporation as a production gas plants project engineer. While in law school, he was an associate editor of the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal. He also earned the Dean’s Achievement Award in Patent Law and the Dean’s Achievement Award in Creditor’s Rights and Consumer Bankruptcy.