Adam D. Sheehan, Partner

Adam Sheehan has over seventeen years of experience in the patent field, both in patent procurement and patent enforcement. Early in his career, Adam represented large and sophisticated clients in patent infringement disputes, both in litigation in the federal courts and in alternative dispute forums. For over nine years Adam has brought these experiences to provide a unique perspective in patent procurement and patent licensing. Adam has represented a wide variety of companies, including Freescale Semiconductor, Advanced Micro Devices, AT&T, Samsung, Dell, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, NCsoft, and ViXS Systems. As a principal at Davidson Sheehan LLP, Adam’ s background in both patent procurement and patent enforcement helps the firm deliver high quality patent work coupled with excellent client service.


  • U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Patent licensing
  • Non-infringement and invalidity opinions
  • IP due diligence


  • Computer architecture
  • Memory architecture
  • Graphics and video
  • Telecommunications and networking
  • Radio frequency (RF) and wireless design
  • Analog, digital, and mixed signal circuits
  • Computer and video gaming
  • Software and databases


  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office


  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law
  • B.S. – Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin