Who We Are

Firm Overview

Schultz & Associates is an intellectual property law firm with both domestic and international clientele. We provide legal consultation and services for the prosecution and litigation of patents, copyrights and trademarks, unfair competition and trade secret matters. Our legal associates are specifically qualified to assist clients with business matters concerning the acquisition, protection and exploitation of all forms of intellectual property.

Russ Schultz

Founder of Schultz & Associates, P.C., Russ Schultz represents a vast diversity of clients in both prosecution and litigation matters. He has successfully represented clients dealing with patent infringement; trademark and trade dress infringement; copyright infringement; and patent, trademark and copyright prosecution.

Prior to founding his own firm, Russ was an attorney with the Dallas office of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.C., Strasburger & Price, L.L.P. and intellectual property boutique Hubbard, Thurman, Turner & Tucker. Russ began his career at Rohr Industries in California, working in robotics design for the fabrication and assembly of bonded polymer and Kevlar aircraft parts for the stealth bomber.

Russ received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, with a specialization in electro-mechanical controls and computer-controlled mechanical systems, from Texas A&M University; a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude, with a specialization in electromagnetics, from the University of Texas at Dallas; and a Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University.

Russ is admitted to practice before the Texas State Bar; the United States Patent and Trademark Office; the District of Columbia; and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. He is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, American Bar Association and American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Nicole Marsh

Nicole Marsh represents clients in both prosecution and litigation matters. She has successfully handled cases involving patent infringement; trademark and trade dress infringement; copyright infringement; and patent, trademark and copyright prosecution.

Prior to joining Schultz & Associates, Nicole worked as an attorney for the law firm of Abbott, Simses, Knister & Kuchler, P.C. in New Orleans, La., a corporate defense litigation firm specializing in toxic torts, products liability and asbestos litigation. She began her career working with a military subcontractor and as a contractor on a pilot plant at Chevron Chemical in Pascagoula, Miss.

Nicole received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Alabama and a Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University Law Center.
Nicole is admitted to practice before the Louisiana State Bar; the United States Patent and Trademark Office; the Texas State Bar; the United States District Court of Louisiana in the Western, Eastern and Middle Districts; and to the United States District Court of Texas in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts. She is a member of the Texas State Bar, Louisiana State Bar, Dallas Bar Association and American Intellectual Property Law Association.

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