Donald “Trey” Mahoney
Donald “Trey” Mahoney is counsel with Ramey, LLP. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. A trial and arbitration tested attorney, Trey is highly experienced in all phases of patent litigation, from pre-filing investigation and diligence to appeals before the Federal Circuit.
Trey's technical education began at the University of Texas with a bachelors in biochemistry. He followed that with a master's in biochemistry from the University of Houston where he studied electron transfer mechanisms under Professor Shiao-Chun Tu. With that background he worked as a product specialist in gene array technology at the biotechnology company Sigma-Genosys.
Trey then began his law studies at the University of Houston Law Center, attending classes at night while working full time first as a technology licensing assistant at the University of Houston and then as a law clerk at the patent law firm Howrey Simon Arnold White. Upon graduation, Trey accepted a position as an associate attorney at Howrey (later merging with the firm Winston & Strawn) where he handled matters involving biotechnology, genetically modified organisms, electronic consumer products, signal processing, oil and gas drilling equipment, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and other technology areas.
At Ramey LLP, Trey focuses on litigation, transactional patent matters, and prosecution including post grant proceedings.