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Software Representative

Location:
Richmond, Texas, 77406, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

. Six years of experience as a results-driven Intellectual Property

attorney. Expertly counseled clients (including international

companies with revenues in excess of $100 million) on trademark

clearance, enforcement, domain name recovery, marketing review,

copyright and trademark litigation as well as ICANN and related domain

name dispute resolution.

. Extensive experience as a general corporate attorney including

negotiating and drafting a $16 million dollar software publishing

contract.

. Juris Doctor graduate of prestigious Boston University Law School, one

of the top-tier law schools in the United States.

. Member of MENSA International.

professional Experience

Solo Practitioner June 2009 - Present

Representative Clients Include:

. Intellectual Property transactions, licensing, and prosecution for the

official jeweler of the Twilight book and film series.

. Intellectual Property prosecution and general corporate work for a

Dallas based animation academy

TimeGate Studios, Inc March 2009 - June 2009

. A video game developer

Healix Infusion Therapy, Inc

. A health care software and infusion therapy company

Associate Corporate Counsel

Responsibilities included: Hired by these privately held, closely related

companies to manage their intellectual property, contracts, and general

corporate work. The companies experienced layoffs due to the economy.

Representative Accomplishments:

. Successfully commenced and settled trademark enforcement litigation.

. Successfully persuaded the USPTO in 3 separate office actions to

register company trademarks.

. Drafted an End User License Agreement (20+ pages) incorporating the

legal requirements revealed by a due diligence review of contracts for

use in beta testing of software.

. Negotiated and drafted a multi-million dollar software publishing

contract ($16 million dollar development and marketing budget).

. Managed a staff of four in conducting a comprehensive due diligence

review of contracts and middleware agreements requiring the review of

dozens of multi-page agreements.

. Drafted general corporate contracts including intellectual property

licensing agreements, work-for-hire agreements, non-disclosure

agreements, employment agreements, and others.

Durham Jones & Pinegar June 2005 - March 2009

. # 8 largest firm in Utah

Associate Attorney

Responsibilities included: Providing top-notch legal counsel for clients.

Representative Accomplishments:

. Managed a global intellectual property portfolio throughout all stages

including prosecution of the intellectual property, overcoming USPTO

Office Actions, to assignment, maintenance, and enforcement of

intellectual property rights.

. Negotiated and drafted software licenses and software and technology

transfer agreements.

. Managed intellectual property enforcement litigation from initial

compliant through pre-trial matters to final negotiations and

favorable settlement of the disputes.

. Attorney of record for more than two dozen U.S. trademarks. Managed

and obtained trademarks in the UK, EU, Canada, Switzerland, Hong Kong,

China, and Australia.

. Negotiated and drafted a wide variety of contracts, including,

settlement agreements, real estate purchase contracts, lease

agreements, procurement agreements, and franchise agreements.

Beamstat, Inc. May 2004 - June 2005

General Counsel

Responsibilities included: General Counsel of a start-up firm. Principal

duties included securing intellectual property through patents, trademarks,

and copyrights as well as general corporate law.

Representative Accomplishments:

. Advised company regarding provisional patent protections.

. Interfaced directly with software developers regarding legal IP law.

. Counseled on the choice of business entity and managed the formation

of the company as well as general corporate contracts.

Netopia August 2000 - August 2001

Internet-commerce Web Site Specialist

Responsibilities included: Managing customer surveys and analysis of data.

Representative Accomplishments:

. Developed and implemented a new method of measuring customer

satisfaction that raised the overall satisfaction with corporate

products.

. Compiled and interpreted previously untracked metrics for customer

trends.

. Built and maintained interstate internet commerce websites.

Education

Juris Doctor, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

2004

. Staff Editor, American Journal of Law and Medicine (2L-3L)

. Managing Editor, Boston University Legislation Clinic (3L)

. Concentration: Intellectual Property, with honors

. GPA - 3.3

B.A. - History Major, Chemistry Minor, Brigham Young University, Provo,

Utah 2000

. Trustees Scholarship (full tuition for 4 years)

. Golden Key National Honor Society

. GPA - 3.5

Licenses

Utah and Texas State Bars, registered for the Patent Bar, summer 2010



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