Robert P. Hough's practice focuses on patent prosecution. Areas of concentration include computer software, distributed computing, storage systems, object-oriented software, Internet-related technologies, and application performance management.
Mr. Hough graduated summa cum laude from Trinity University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science. As an undergraduate junior, he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon computer science honor society. Mr. Hough was awarded one of ten scholarships granted nationwide by Upsilon Pi Epsilon for excellence in computer science research, and he was a co-recipient of the 1995 Charles Babbage Award for Trinity's most outstanding computer science graduate. He received the 1995 Alpha Lambda Delta Senior Book Award for the highest cumulative grade point average among Trinity's graduating fourth-year seniors.
Mr. Hough received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 1998 from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was supported by an Honor Scholarship. Mr. Hough is licensed to practice before the Texas State Courts.