Jared E. Cmaidalka

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Jared counsels and assists clients on all aspects of IP law. Jared has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications as well as opinion work dealing with patentability, infringement, and invalidity. His practice focuses on a wide range of technologies, including industrial resins, chemicals, mining, paper products, fertilizers, downhole tools, drilling fluids, catalysts, refining, petrochemicals, gasification, ammonia, and polymers. Prior to his legal career, Jared spent 10 years as a research assistant at the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston focused on the synthesis and characterization of superconducting compounds that produced over 30 peer reviewed and published scientific articles.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008


  • University of Houston College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • LL.M. Intellectual Property - 2008
  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2006
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.S. - 2001
    • Major: Chemistry
    • Minor: Physics

Professional Associations

  • Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, Member, 2007 to Present

Published Works

  • Field-induced Resistive Switching in Metal-oxide Interfaces, S. Tsui, A. Baikalov, J. Cmaidalka, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Q. Wang, and Y. Y. Xue, C.W. Chu, L. Chen and A. J. Jacobson, Appl. Phys. Lett., 85, 317, 2004
  • Water Content and Superconductivity in Na0.3CoO2 · yH2O, J. Cmaidalka, A. Baikalov, Y.Y. Xue, R.L. Meng, C.W. Chu, Physica C 403, 125, 2004
  • The First Nicotinate Zwitterions Self-Assembled into 2D Herringbone Networks Via Hydrogen-bonding and Sandwiched with Polyiodide Species, Jack Y. Lu, Yaping Zhang and Jared E. Cmaidalka, CrystEngComm 4(39) 213, 2002
  • Study of Binary and Pseudo-binary Intermetallic Compounds with AlB2 Structure, R. L. Meng, B. Lorenz, Y. S. Wang, J. Cmaidalka, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Xue, J. K. Meen and C. W. Chu, Physica C 382, 113, 2002
  • Tape Processing of HBCCO, BSCCO, and YBCO Thick Films on Metallic Substrates with High JC by the Spray/Compress Technique, R. L. Meng, D. Pham, Y. Q. Wang, J. Cmaidalka, J. Otto, B. R. Hickey, J. Hildebrand, Y. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Xue and C. W. Chu, Physica C 341, 2315, 2000

Practice Areas:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Infringement Opinions
  • Patentability Opinions