July 5, 2017
Intellectual property law firm Ramey & Schwaller is pleased to announce that Craig Buschmann has joined the practice, enhancing Ramey & Schwaller's expertise in the oil and gas industry.
Mr. Buschmann advises clients on how to best protect and exploit their valuable intellectual property, whether through patent, trademark, or copyright. He drafts and guides clients' patent and trademark applications in the United States and internationally, and litigates complex patent, trademark and licensing cases. His experience includes mechanical and electromechanical technology in the areas of oil and gas exploration and processing, hydraulic systems, construction equipment, aerospace, automotive, sporting goods, medical devices (including laparoscopic and endoscopic tools, and orthopaedic implants), semiconductors and semiconductor packaging.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Buschmann spent several years working for Schlumberger Oilfield Services as a field engineer on projects in Bolivia, Barbados, and the Gulf of Mexico. He also has practical engineering experience with GE Medical Systems and Johnson Controls' Automotive Systems Group.
Mr. Buschmann joins Ramey & Schwaller from Brinks Gilson & Lione, where he was co-chair of the Chemical, Energy, and Agriculture practice group. Before that, he was an associate at Holme Roberts & Owen.
Mr. Buschmann has published several articles, including:
- “Tesla's patent strategy opens the road to sustainability for transport and for itself,” TechCrunch, May 26, 2016
- “A Review of Automakers' Licensing Strategies,” Law 360, May 31, 2016
- “Four Years? Capture Your Competitive Advantage Now! – Obtaining a Patent Using USPTO's Prioritized Examination Process,” The Energy Law Advisor, November 2014
Mr. Buschmann earned his B.Sci. Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. degree from the Boston University School of Law. Mountain States Super Lawyers® recognized Mr. Buschmann as a “Rising Star” in Intellectual Property practice in 2010 through 2016. He serves on the board and is the former chairman of the Society of Petroleum Engineers – Salt Lake Section.
“We are excited that Craig has joined Ramey & Schwaller,” said Bill Ramey, Managing Partner and founder of Ramey & Schwaller. “His expertise and experience will complement Ramey & Schwaller's IP abilities. In addition, his engineering experience in the oil and gas industry will particularly benefit our growing base of clients in the energy sector.”
“I am honored to join Ramey & Schwaller and its great team of intellectual property professionals,” said Mr. Buschmann. “I look forward to serving Ramey & Schwaller's exceptional domestic and international clients.”
Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with a national client base from our Houston, Texas office. We are dedicated to enhancing client's results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.