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Background

Mr. Colvin represents clients in complex intellectual property litigation, as well as commercial litigation and Hatch-Waxman matters. Mr. Colvin’s legal and technical experience spans a wide variety of technology areas, including network architecture, oil and gas drilling technologies, aerospace structures, composite materials, manufacturing, firearms, and medical devices. He is best known for his extensive knowledge of and experience with complex mechanical systems and devices large and small.

Mr. Colvin is an efficient team manager leading day-to-day operations of large teams of on litigation matters with values in the billions of dollars, from diligence through trial. He has conducted 30+ depositions, has argued three Markman hearings, numerous substantive and dispositive motions, and has directed a witness at trial.

He first joined Fish as a Summer Associate in 2011. Mr. Colvin is admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Texas bar.

Prior to his legal career, he was a Chief Structural Engineering Instructor and an aircraft battle damage repair engineer in the United States Air Force. He has experience with aircraft life cycle management focusing on structural composites and advanced material development.

Education

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law 2013
Virginia Society of Law and Technology


B.S., United States Air Force Academy 2005
Engineering Mechanics

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2010
  • Texas 2013

Other Distinctions

Selected as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” in the state of Texas, 2018.

Selected publications

The Data Breach Nightmare​,” Fish Litigation Blog (September 2015)

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