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Manager Information Technology

Location:
Dallas, Texas, 75201, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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***** K. **********

**** ******** **., ***. ****, Dallas, TX 75201 ( (713) ***-

**** (cell) ( **********@*****.***

EXPERIENCE

********** LAW FIRM PLLC, Dallas, Texas

Manager of IP Firm, June 2009 - Current

. Conducted trademark searches and prepared validity and

enforceability opinions

. Prosecuted trademark applications and advised as to proper

trademark usage

. Spearheaded IP litigations against industry leaders

. Researched and prepared complaints and contentions

. Conducted and defended 30(b)(6) and 30(b)(1) depositions

. Prepared and responded to interrogatories and requests for

admission

. Negotiated proposed docket control, discovery, and

protective orders

. Led meet and confers on litigation-related issues and

discovery disputes

. Managed the review and production of documents by contract

attorneys

. Prepared and responded to motions for summary judgment and

non-dispositive motions

. Conducted pre-trial preparation (motions in limine, jury

instructions, and deposition cuts)

SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP, Dallas, Texas

Intellectual Property Associate, September 2007 - June 2009;

Summer 2006

. Assisted Fortune 500 companies with branding and re-

branding

. Conducted trademark searches and prepared validity and

enforceability opinions

. Prosecuted trademark applications and managed

international trademark portfolios

. Commenced and defended administrative trademark

proceedings

. Drafted trademark, copyright, and cyber-squatting cease

and desist letters

. Advised on global trademark coverage and customs

protection

. Drafted celebrity and trademark license, co-existence,

and settlement agreements

. Facilitated transfer and finance of trademarks and

copyrights

PUBLICATIONS

. The Totten Doctrine: Is the Purpose Behind Totten MIA,

44 Hous. L. Rev. 65 (2007)

. Co-Author, Foreseeability: A Blade that Cuts Two Ways,

AIPLA (Annual Meeting, 2007)

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER, Houston, Texas

Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2007

Class Rank: Top 14% GPA: 3.45/4.0

Honors: Published author of Law Review, Cum Laude, Order of

the Barons (Top 15%),

Howrey LLP Award for Best Student Paper (Topic Specific) in

Law Review

Student Organization: Intellectual Property Student

Organization (IPSO)

UNIVERSITY OF DENVER, Denver, Colorado

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, March 2004

Concentration: Information Technology

Minor: Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

Major GPA: 4.0/4.0 Undergraduate GPA: 3.94/4.0

Honors: Merit Scholarship yearly, Magna Cum Laude, Dean's

List Quarterly, Beta Gamma, Golden Key Honor Society, Sigma

Member (Honor Society for Accredited Business Programs)

Study Abroad Program: Sydney, Australia, July 2002 - November

2002

Honors: Recognized for exceptional academic performance

ADMISSIONS

. U.S. District Court, E.D. of Texas (2009)

. U.S. District Court, N.D. of Texas (2007)

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