Carstens, Allen & Gourley, LLP Recognized as Texas Super Lawyers of 2023

We are proud to announce Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Carstens, Allen & Gourley, LLP in its 2023 annual award listing. This list of Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters, is based on peer recognition and professional achievements. Of those nominated, no more than five percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected […]

From Filings to Fuel: Unpacking the Latest Hydrogen Patent Report by James R. Gourley

The “Hydrogen Patents for a Clean Energy Future” report, released jointly by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the International Energy Agency (IEA), provides a comprehensive analysis of clean-energy hydrogen technology innovation over the past two decades based on global patent filings. As patents are a strong indicator of innovation activity and the state of […]

The Proposed Unified European Union Patent System

The European Patent Organization has been developing a unified European Union (EU) patent system, which will include both a unitary EU patent, issued from the European Patent Office (EPO), as well as a Unified Patent Court (UPC) for harmonized enforcement of unitary EU patents.  Although a specific date for implementation of the proposed system has […]