Lindsay Volpenhein Cutié

Senior Associate

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P: +1.713.229.1476
F: +1.713.229.7776


  • UOP LLC v. Exterran Energy Solutions, L.P. et al. (Western District of Texas) – Defending Exterran in trade secret case
  • Sprint Communications Company. v. Multiple Defendants (District of Delaware) – Defending five cable companies in a patent cases related to ATM switching and communication technologies
  • Gensetix, Inc., Plaintiff, and the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, Involuntary Plaintiff, v. Baylor College of Medicine, Diakonos Research, Ltd., and William K. Decker. (Southern District of Texas) – Defending Baylor College of Medicine in patent infringement action related to cancer treatment
  • CDN Innovations, LLC v. Cable One, Inc. d/b/a Sparklight (Eastern District of Texas) – Defended Cable One in patent infringement action
  • Defended generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigations filed in the District of New Jersey
  • Derrick Corp. v. Axon EP, Inc. and Screen Logix, LLC, (Western District of Louisiana) – Defended Axon EP and Screen Logix and its officers against patent infringement, false advertising, theft of trade secrets, and unfair trade practices claims related to mud screen technology
  • Phoenix Licensing v. Cequel (Eastern District of Texas) – Defended Cequel (Suddenlink) in a patent infringement action concerning direct marketing systems

Patent Post-Grant Proceedings

  • Represented Axon EP, Inc. and Screen Logix, LLC in filing IPR proceedings related to challenges to patents covering mud screen technology


  • Represented African energy company in ICDR arbitration regarding $500 million dispute regarding construction of small-scale LNG liquefaction facilities
  • Represented a U.S. chemical company in an arbitration with a counterparty in license agreement for chemical catalysts


  • File, prosecute and maintain patent applications for various companies over a wide range of chemical and mechanical technologies, including distillation and gas flaring
  • Prepared freedom to operate analyses and patent opinions for several chemical companies, including one opinion related to gas to liquids refining process
  • Represented a number of companies in the energy industry in connection with their acquisition and licensing of intellectual property assets