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Peter C. Schechter

Peter C. Schechter

Osha Liang LLP

Houston, TX, USA

Peter C. Schechter

Peter guides clients through all phases of intellectual property disputes, from pre-litigation analyses through trial, if necessary. He advises clients on, and manages interdisciplinary legal teams handling, intellectual property purchases and sales, whether stand-alone transactions or as part of broader corporate transactions. A registered patent practitioner since 1984, he also conducts and supervises others in the handling of complex U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, including Inter partes reviews, post-grant reviews, patent reexaminations, and reissue proceedings, particularly those related to pending or anticipated litigation matters.

Peter’s legal and engineering experience covers a wide range of technologies. A small representative sampling includes:

  • Industrial & scientific lasers & laser applications
  • Semiconductor structures & manufacturing processes
  • Integrated circuit failure analysis tool
  • Electronic toll collection & automatic vehicle identification systems
  • Digital telecommunication network switches
  • Handheld electronic remote controls & pointing devices
  • Touchscreen manufacturing & structures
  • Prosthetic devices for amputees
  • Minimally invasive surgical instruments & inspection scopes
  • Automatic cardioverters & defibrillators
  • Cardiac catheters, angioplasty guidewires & electrosurgical tools
  • Components of recreational vehicles & trailers


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • AIPPI US Division of AIPLA, Member of Executive Board (2010-2012), Steering Committee (2012-present)
  • New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)


  • “New York Super Lawyers,” Thomson Reuters publication, (2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012)

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