Tammy Pennington Rhodes

Of Counsel

Tammy Pennington Rhodes

  • P 202-721-8245
  • F 202-721-8250

Tammy Pennington Rhodes focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications related to computer hardware/software systems, communications/networking, and hydrocarbon exploration/production inventions.

Specifically, Tammy’s practice encompasses a wide range of technologies including:

  • Virtual Memory Management/Storage Systems
  • Electronic Communications and Networking
  • Software Control and Management Systems
  • Seismic Ranging
  • Drilling Equipment and Controls

Prior to her legal career, Tammy began her career as an Electrical Engineer at Lexmark International, Inc. and QMS, Inc. where she designed virtual systems and software testing interfaces.

When not practicing law, Tammy is actively involved in several organizations including the ABA IPL and IPO.  Tammy is also an active speaker on U.S. Patent Law.

  • Houston Bar Association Legal Line, Volunteer
  • ABA Podcast, “Addressing COVID-19 Pandemic: Tips for Practicing IP Law from Home”, Moderator, May 2020
  • ABA IPL Spring 2019, “Subject Matter Eligibility”, Panel Member, April 11, 2019
  • ABA CLE Webinar, “Negotiation Ethics”, Moderator, November 6, 2018
  • ABA Women in IP Law, “Pathways in Intellectual Property: A Conversation with Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Dennison”, Panel Member, February 22, 2018