Pehr Jansson, J.D.

Pehr Jansson has a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, 1988, B.S. Computer Science from University of Houston, 1982, and attended graduate school in Computer Science at UT Austin before switching to law. Pehr started his undergraduate education in Chemical Engineering and consequently has a very broad engineering and science education.

For the 15 years preceding forming his own law firm in 2004, Pehr worked as a patent/intellectual property attorney for several large high-tech companies including Schlumberger, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, and Texas Instruments. These companies have in common their patent law sophistication and the high value they place on quality intellectual property protection.

In these postions Pehr had responsibility for the intellectual property activities of two large corporate software development centers (Schlumberger's Austin Technology Center and Ericsson's research facility in Montreal, Canada), and software labs of a major industrial laboratory (the Computer Systems Lab and Software Technology Lab at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Palo Alto, CA), as well as HP's Integrated Circuits Business Division.

Pehr has prepared and prosecuted patents in diverse technologies including data communication, data base management systems, data compression, integrated circuit testing, computer architecture, computer printer technology, smart cards, oil-field data modeling, oil-field data acquisition, and even a baby cushion/diaper changing pad (U.S. Patent. 5,551,108).

Pehr preceded his career in law with several years as a computer scientist at Chemshare Corporation (a process simulation software company) and Schlumberger, and has experience programming in C, Lisp, FORTRAN, Pascal, and various Assembler Languages.

Pehr Jansson is admitted to the state bars of Texas (1989) and California (inactive), and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.