Luis M. Ortiz has an AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble and has more than twenty five years experience counseling and representing clients in intellectual property matters including: litigation, licensing, patent and trademark prosecution, patent/trademark portfolio development strategies.

Luis Ortiz brings to his clients a mix of engineering, business and law expertise to bare over often complicated intellectual property issues.  His clients include fortune 100 companies, universities and startups.

Luis is licensed to practice law before New Mexico State Courts, Texas State Courts, Federal District Courts for New Mexico and Eastern District of Texas, the Federal Court of Claims, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and as a "registered patent attorney" before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Luis is also a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP®).

Luis retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate General's Corps, after thirty years of service.
 

Practice Areas
Patent and trademark preparation & prosecution
Intellectual property portfolio development & management
Licensing and technology Transactions
Litigation before Federal, State and Appellate courts
Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Technologies
Electrical/Electronic Systems
Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
Mechanical/Robotic Systems
Computer hardware, software and architecture
Telecommunications and wireless Technologies
Semiconductors
Analog/digital electronics
Nanotechnology

Bar Admissions
State Bars of New Mexico and Texas
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
U.S. District Courts, New Mexico and Easter District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit &  U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education
J.D., University of New Mexico, 1992
B.S.E.T., New Mexico State University, 1988
MBA in Technology Management, University of Phoenix, 1996

Affiliations
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)