Founding partner, Austin Dula helps clients of all sizes succeed by providing legal and business advice focused on growing and protecting their value.
Austin has a broad background in a variety of technical fields, which he leverages to understand and seamlessly interact with a wide spectrum of technologies on a daily basis.
Austin Dula is the youngest founding partner of HPPKD. In this role, Austin manages all aspects of client matters, including prosecution, defense, monetization, and enforcement. Austin helps clients of all sizes succeed by providing legal and business advice focused on growing and protecting their value, while understanding cost sensitivity.
Austin is no stranger to either law or entrepreneurship. Being a second-generation IP attorney and entrepreneur, Austin has spent his entire life surrounded by the unique mixture of technical and creative thought processes that are required to succeed in these disciplines.
When he’s not behind a computer or diving into new technologies, Austin enjoys craft beer and whiskey, watching sports, and relaxing with his dog, Ajax (preferably all at the same time).
- Mechanical engineering
- Oil and gas production
- Medical devices
- Computer software
- Consumer products
- Life sciences and biology
- Audio and acoustics
J.D., DePaul University College of Law
Certificate: Patent Law, DePaul University College of Law
B.S., Interdisciplinary Science: Physics, Purdue University
State Bar of Texas