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Mike Regitz

Mike Regitz focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology disputes, counseling, and licensing.

As a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Mike also assists firm clients with cybersecurity, data privacy, and cyber insurance coverage issues and disputes.

Mike is licensed to practice law in Texas and is admitted to various federal courts across the country. He is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and his patent and trademark prosecution practice includes appeals and opposition proceedings.


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law – J.D., magna cum laude (2005)

Texas A&M University – B.S. (1993)

While in law school, Mike was a member of the SMU Law Review, where he served as Staff Editor and Corporate Counsel Symposium Editor, and he is a member of the Order of the Coif.

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Professional Honors

  • “Texas Super Lawyer” – Thomson Reuters (2017 to 2024)
  • “Best Lawyers in Dallas” – D Magazine (2019)
  • “Outstanding Clinic Attorney Volunteer, Veterans Legal Clinic” – Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (2011, 2019)
  • “Texas Rising Star” – Thomson Reuters (2015)
  • “DVAP’s Finest” – Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (2010)


  • "A.I. Challenges Unveiled: Balancing Risk in Intellectual Property and Privacy Landscapes," Association for Talent Development (Fort Worth/Mid-Cities Chapter), November 2023
  • Inhouse Client CLE Presentations on Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, and Data Privacy Issues, 2015-2020
  • “Risk Transfer via Insurance – Think Again” (Panel Presentation), 2018 Gateway to CyberCity Conference, November 2018
  • “Data Privacy and Cybersecurity: Collecting and Protecting Critical Data,” Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (Fort Worth Chapter), August 2018
  • “But What About My Cyber Insurance Policy?” Executive Connections, Enterprise Risk Subcommittee, July 2018
  • “Cybersecurity for Big Data and AI – Legal Considerations” (Panel Presentation), U.S. India Chamber of Commerce, Annual Technology Conference, May 2018
  • “Intellectual Property 101: Whose IP is it Anyway?” Association for Talent Development (Fort Worth/Mid-Cities Chapter), May 2018
  • Presentations to various organizations, firms, and companies on the Veterans Legal Clinic (Dallas) and the Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans initiative, 2010-2018
  • “Data Privacy Law: What Are You Doing with My Data?” Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants CPE EXPO, November 2017 (Arlington, TX), December 2017 (San Antonio, TX and Houston, TX)
  • “Is Your Business Secure?” Plano Chamber of Commerce, September 2017
  • “Trademarks and the Internet,” 2017 IP Aggies Forum, Texas A&M University School of Law, September 2017
  • “Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Primer,” SettlePou Client Seminar, June 2017
  • “Intellectual Property Law for Non-IP Lawyers,” Brazos County Bar Association, March 2016
  • “Texas-Style Trade Secrets: Understanding the TUTSA of 2013,” 17th Annual Conference of the Texas Aggie Bar Association, March 2016
  • “Copyright Law in the Digital Age: When Can I Use That?” Association for Talent Development
    (Fort Worth/Mid-Cities Chapter), November 2015
  • “What Every Lawyer Should Know About Intellectual Property,” Texas Wesleyan School of Law Alumni Association, August 2012
  • “How a Disclosure to the FDA Can Render Your Patent Worthless – or Worse,” Medical Device Action Alliance, November 2008
  • “Inequitable Conduct: Federal Circuit Decision Update,” Fulbright & Jaworski Web Seminar, September 2007

Representative Litigation Experience

  • Manufacturer and wholesale distributor in trademark and trade dress infringement action involving ice cream packaging
  • Composer in copyright infringement action as second chair trial counsel in a one-week jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Energy-related technology company in breach of contract action involving professional services, software licenses, and hosting services
  • Trial co-counsel and appellate lead counsel in breach of contract action resulting in unanimous appellate opinion in clients’ favor
  • Technology company in arbitration proceedings involving a dispute over the implementation of a contract management system
  • Retailer in patent infringement action involving online search functionality of accused website
  • Real estate financial modeling company in federal copyright infringement action involving infringement of copyrighted real estate financial models
  • Leading network communications provider in patent infringement action in which nineteen patents were asserted against the defendant’s DSL network and equipment
  • Global defense technology company in a breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation action involving night vision goggles
  • Energy-related technology company in actions involving breach of fiduciary duty and director and officer advancement and indemnification claims under Texas law
  • Major telecommunications provider in patent-related indemnification action involving location based services
  • Medical services provider in trademark dispute in federal district court and the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Air conditioner accessory manufacturer in patent, copyright, and trade dress infringement suit resulting in the entry of two permanent injunctions
  • Medical device manufacturer in patent and trade dress infringement action involving therapeutic compress technology
  • Network security firm in patent infringement actions involving intrusion detection systems
  • Major food company in breach of contract action seeking injunctive and declaratory relief involving the threatened termination of software licenses for business-critical application
  • Global relationship management company in patent-related indemnification action involving speech recognition and natural language processing technologies
  • Energy-related technology company in patent infringement actions involving fuel loyalty technology and programs and claims of trade secret misappropriation
  • Patentee in patent infringement actions involving media streaming and downloading technology
  • Leading network communications provider in patent infringement action involving fiber-optic communication technology

Professional Activities

  • Texas Aggie Bar Association
    • President (2012-2013)
  • St. Thomas More Society
    • Director (2016-2018)
  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Trial Skills and Intellectual Property Sections
    • Veterans Outreach Subcommittee, Co-Chair (2011, 2014, 2018)

Civic Involvement

  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
    • Advocate
    • Director (Advisory – Legal)
  • Knights of Columbus, Council No. 11937
  • Veterans Legal Clinic
  • Baylor Scott & White Research Institute
    • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
    • Institutional Biosafety Committee
  • Serra Club
  • Nonprofit Legal Clinic


  • Mike is married to Tammy Lynn Regitz.

  • Mike and Tammy are active in various ministries at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.

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