Ted M. Anthony is a founding Partner of the law firm of Babineaux, Poché, Anthony & Slavich, L.L.C., where he practices in the area of intellectual property and oil and gas law.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering, with honors, from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio in 1985. Immediately following graduation, he began his professional career working for Marathon Oil Company in Lafayette, Louisiana as an Operations Engineer. In this capacity, his responsibilities included the design and supervision of numerous offshore well completions, work-overs, drill stem tests from semi-submersible drilling rigs and other engineering projects.
He graduated with honors from the Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1992 where he was a member of the Loyola Law Review.
He has practiced law in Lafayette, Louisiana since 1992. A registered patent attorney since 1994, he has overseen the prosecution of numerous patents involving a wide range of technologies, with an emphasis on oil and gas related technology. He has also successfully prosecuted a number of applications for both state and federal trademark registration. He often advises business clients on intellectual property law issues, including the negotiation and drafting of complex licensing agreements. He also has wide ranging experience in intellectual property litigation, such as patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret infringement actions.
He has also handled a wide variety of oil and gas litigation and transactional matters, and has represented clients in unitization and commingling hearings before the Louisiana Commissioner of Conservation.
He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, teaching various undergraduate law-related courses.