Seth A. Lindner

Seth A. Lindner


Seth Lindner is a partner at Carter Arnett. He represents technology companies in a wide range of intellectual property matters. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, post-grant reviews, and strategic counseling in high-technology cases. Mr. Lindner has represented clients in a variety of technology fields, including video compression technology (MPEG4, HEVC, ATSC), wireless communication (LTE, HSPA, WiMAX), autonomous vehicle navigation/mapping, power electronics, semiconductor design and manufacturing, flash and DRAM memory design, digital media, and others. He also helps clients develop patent portfolio strategies and advises clients on licensing issues, joint development agreements, and NDA’s.

Mr. Lindner is a registered patent attorney with the USPTO and has been involved in more than 30 inter partes review proceedings representing both petitioners and patent owners.

Mr. Lindner’s technical background is in electrical engineering, and he brings more than eight years of industry experience in semiconductor device design/fabrication, control systems, computer vision, and digital image processing. Mr. Lindner was the recipient of the Paul F. Anderson Fellowship in Electrical Engineering while pursuing his M.S. degree. His research included developing an autonomous vehicle navigation and mapping system using a novel machine learning technique.

Prior to joining Carter Arnett, Mr. Lindner practiced in the Intellectual Property group at Baker Botts LLP, where he was a member of the PTAB Trials team and the Privacy & Data Security task force. As a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Austin, Mr. Lindner has tried four criminal cases to jury verdicts and has a perfect success record.

Professional Associations and Community Involvement:

  • The Honorable Lee Yeakel Intellectual Property American Inn of Court, Member 2014-2018
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Intellectual Property Law Association

Published Works & Speaking Engagements

  • “Federal Circuit Holds Service Must be Performed Before Applying for Service Mark,” V&E IP Insights E-communication, March 3, 2015 (author)
  • “Design Patent Damages Might Be More Than You Expected,” Law360, October 21, 2014 (co-author)
  • “Remedies in Copyright Trademark and Trade Secret,” Continuing Legal Education Program, Austin, Texas, March 9, 2015 (presenter)

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright & Trademark Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trade Secret & Non-compete Litigation
  • Inter-Partes Review Proceedings
  • Strategic IP Counseling


Columbia Law School (J.D., 2011, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Managing Editor of Science & Technology Law Review)

Pennsylvania State University (M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2004, Paul F. Anderson Graduate Fellowship in Electrical Engineering recipient)

Pennsylvania State University (B.S., Engineering Science with honors, 2001, member of the William A. Schreyer Honors College, Academic Excellence Scholarship recipient, and Ambassador’s Travel Grant recipient)


  • Texas, 2011
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas