AMANDO RUIZ – Patent Attorney

Amando Ruiz is a patent attorney who loves innovation and has a passion for Intellectual Property Law. He received a degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin, Amando went on to work as an engineer for a major global dredging company in their mechanical engineering department. Amando completed construction projects all throughout the coasts of the United States. From shipping channel maintenance, beach nourishment, to land reclamation, the projects ranged in value from $1 Million to excess of $500 Million.

Amando soon developed a passion for the law and attended South Texas College of Law Houston. While in law school, Amando expanded his interest in Intellectual Property Law. He was an active member of the school’s Intellectual Property Law Society. He earned his JD in 2015 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas that same year. Amando was then admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2016.

At the South Texas College of Law Houston’s Patent Law Clinic Amando worked with inventors in the prosecution of their inventions. He has also worked with clients in obtaining trademarks for their products or businesses. With experience in the mechanical arts, Amando brings extensive IP knowledge to patenting your invention.

Amando lives in Houston with his wife Leticia and their daughter Delilah. He enjoys traveling, playing sports, and never misses a chance to cheer on Saturdays for his Texas Longhorns.


  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, 2015
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009


  • Texas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
  • Houston Inventors Association