COVERT LAW

Attorney Profile
 

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I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Attorney Profile


Carl Covert’s practice focuses on assisting clients of all sizes in contracts, licensing and negotiation of business and consumer legal matters, with an emphasis on intellectual property, publishing, entertainment, and technologyBackground includes serving as outside counsel for various intellectual property companies, working with both management and account executives in analyzing legal issues and contractual matters for client's primary businesses. Mr. Covert additionally provides counsel on trademark preparation and prosecution matters, oppositions, and trademark disputes.

Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Covert was in-house counsel for Harcourt Brace in both San Antonio and Orlando.  As in-house counsel, Mr. Covert handled matters for the subsidiaries of Sea World of Texas, The Psychological Corporation, and Holt Rinehart and Winston.  Mr. Covert was also responsible for managing the corporate litigation and trademarks.  Before that, he was an assistant criminal prosecutor in Tom Green County, Texas. Mr. Covert is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas and Florida.

Mr. Covert received his Law degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio in 1985, where he was the recipient of the Mark Fuchs scholarship; President of the Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity; and intern at the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office. 

Mr. Covert graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas in 1981. 

Admitted to the State Bar of Texas – 1985.

Admitted to the State Bar of Florida – 1991.

Admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas - 1997.

Mr. Covert is active in the Bexar County legal community and is a member of the following organizations:

American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law Division)

State Bar of Texas (Intellectual Property Law Division)

Bexar County Bar Association

American Corporate Counsel Association – 1989 - 1991.