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Trey Hebert


Trey focuses on representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on patent and trade-secret disputes.

He has represented clients in federal district and appellate courts and in international arbitration. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Director on the Investment Team at Permentum Capital LLC.


Representative matters

Represented biotech research university in patent dispute with successful motion to dismiss in novel area of law at the intersection of sovereign immunity and patent enforcement* (S. D. Tex; Fed. Cir).

Represented large retailer in patent dispute related to payment processing systems* (W. D. Tex).

Represented pharmaceutical company in patent dispute with competitor related to injectable diagnostic product* (E. D. Tex).

Represented telecom device and information services company in significant trade secret dispute with global retailer* (E. D. Ark).

Published Work

  • Boehringer Ruling Limits Treatment Method Patent Eligibility Law360 (2017)

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • The Honorable Lee Yeakel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Texas Law Mentoring Program



Attorney-at-Law, Texas


United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


The University of Texas School of Law J.D.

Publications Editor, Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal

Rice University Master of Bioengineering

Rice University B.S., Bioengineering

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.