Steve Udick


Steve Udick is a partner at Skiermont Derby LLP. His practice focuses on patent litigation, including traditional and Hatch-Waxman litigation. He has managed litigation efforts that spanned across multiple district court, ITC, and Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings. Steve is a go-to and experienced advocate called on to clearly and effectively convey difficult technologies and concepts to judge, jury, or other stakeholders. Steve has represented a diverse group of clients, from Fortune 10 to privately held companies, including clients in pharmaceuticals (brand and generic), computer hardware and software, and in strategic advising in financial investment industries. Steve has advanced his clients’ interests in each of the major patent litigation venues, and is admitted to all of the district courts in Texas as well as the United States Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit.

Steve’s work has led to recognition by his peers. Steve was nominated by his peers for two consecutive year-long terms to The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, whose mission is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills and is dedicated to intellectual property law. Likewise, Steve was selected as a Texas “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2019, 2021 and 2022.

Steve has previously practiced at an intellectual property and complex commercial litigation firm in Los Angeles and, before that, as an intellectual property associate at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Contact Information

1601 Elm Street, Suite 4400, Dallas, Texas 75201

(214) 978-6600

1601 Elm St
Suite 4400
Dallas, TX 75201

(214) 978-6600

Los Angeles
633 West 5th Street
Suite 5800
Los Angeles, California 90071

(213) 788-4500