Keith R. Haupt

  • Partner


Keith R. Haupt is a Partner with Wood, Herron & Evans, and is involved in all phases of the firm's intellectual property practice. His patent expertise is concentrated in the area of mechanical technologies. Admitted to the Ohio bar and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court, Southern District of Ohio in 1992, Keith is also registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Keith joined Wood, Herron & Evans in 1992 after serving four years as an Engineer with the U.S. Department of Defense. He received a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University in 1985. He then obtained his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the Ohio State University Law School in 1992.

Keith is an active member of the American, Ohio and Cincinnati Bar Associations and the American and Cincinnati Intellectual Property Law Associations. He resides in Sycamore Township, Ohio with his wife Mary Wynn and three children.

Areas Of Practice

  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Mechanical/Aerospace
  • Patents
  • Post Grant Options
  • Trademarks

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit


  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor - 1992
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • Bachelor of Engineering - 1985
    • Major: Mechanical Engineering
    • Minor: Design

Honors And Awards

  • AV Preeminent

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • CincyIP

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Department of Defense, Engineer

Pro Bono Activities

  • Montgomery Community Church, Executive Board
  • Montgomery Community Church, Trustees Ministry Team, Chairman
  • Sycamore Athletic Boosters, Board of Governors
  • Youth Basketball, Soccer, and Baseball Coach