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Abdul Althebaity


Abdul Althebaity an associate in the Litigation practice in the Austin Office.
He is a registered patent attorney with a technical background in chemical engineering. Abdul focuses on representing both plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent litigation. He has represented clients in various federal courts and in post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Representative matters

Defended a global specialty chemicals company in a patent infringement litigation related to the process of making jojoba wax esters.

Represented a Texas-based outdoor consumer goods company in a trademark infringement litigation.

Represented a chemical company in connection with an international arbitration related to the construction of a high-pressure polyethylene plant in the Middle East.

Defended a world-leading cloud storage file sharing company in a patent infringement litigation related to file synchronization between multiple devices.*

Represented plaintiffs in a patent infringement case related to predicting website visitor's intent and against the largest social media company in the world.*

Represented plaintiffs in a case related to using multiple cameras to perform security and convenience functions on smartphones against the largest smartphone manufacturers in the United States.*

*denotes prior firm experience

Published Work

  • Co-Author, "6 Focus Areas For Companies Managing The Risks Of AI Use," Law360 (January 2024)

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-Presenter, "Social Media and Artificial Intelligence – Ethical Guidelines for Lawyers," Public Utility Law Section of the State Bar of Texas Annual Conference (September 22, 2023)



Attorney-at-Law, Texas

Attorney-at-Law, US Patent and Trademark Office


United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas


University of Houston Law Center, J.D.

Houston Business & Tax Law Journal, Assistant Executive Editor

The University of Texas at Austin, B.S., Chemical Engineering


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.