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USA Guide

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright — Texas

Star Individuals

Pirkey Barber PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Louis Pirkey is "the giant of trademark law in Texas," according to admiring sources. He is highly esteemed for his longstanding experience in advising on trademark infringement concerns, which sees him regularly represent clients in contentious proceedings.

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Pirkey Barber PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

The "outstanding" Bill Barber is noted for his trademark litigation practice, appearing before both federal courts and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Clients state: "He's been an expert in trademark law for decades, is extremely easy to work with and offers candid, useful counsel."

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Molly Buck Richard

Richard Law Group

From the Chambers USA guide

Molly Buck Richard of Richard Law Group is held in high regard for her "very good trademark knowledge," as well as her handling of ADR proceedings. She acts for companies on contentious matters as well as counseling on portfolio concerns.

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Hitchcock Evert LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Elisabeth Evert of Hitchcock Evert LLP has "always been a great trademark lawyer," according to interviewees. Her broad practice includes handling litigation and noncontentious matters involving medical device and financial services companies. One source describes her as "phenomenal," adding: "She's one of the smartest lawyers I know."

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Haynes and Boone, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Jeffrey Becker is recognized for his extensive trademark expertise. He is a go-to attorney for a range of clients, providing high-level strategic advice on trademark enforcement policies and impressive experience in litigating trademark and copyright concerns.

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Ferguson, Braswell & Fraser, PC

From the Chambers USA guide

John Cone of Ferguson, Braswell & Fraser, PC comes recommended for his broad trade secrets, copyright and trademark litigation practice. He is noted for his comprehensively global approach to disputes, drawing on previous experience at the British Patent Office and European Patent Office.

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King & Spalding LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Richard Groos is a "fantastic lawyer" based at King & Spalding LLP who wins praise for his skill in handling matters across the spectrum of trademark and copyright work. He is especially expert in advising on software and hardware issues.

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Dykema Cox Smith

From the Chambers USA guide

Pamela Huff of Dykema Cox Smith comes recommended for her strong patent expertise. She frequently advises on patent portfolio concerns, drawing on notable experience in global strategies.

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Pirkey Barber PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Shannon Vale is "particularly good in copyright matters," according to impressed interviewees. He frequently advises on cross-border concerns, providing expert counsel on the management of global trademark portfolios.

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Winstead PC

From the Chambers USA guide

Cathryn Berryman of Winstead PC is a "very experienced IP lawyer" who "understands not just the law, but the commercial marketplace," according to impressed sources. One source notes that "her experience and background in IP software has been invaluable."

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Margaret Boulware

Boulware & Valoir

From the Chambers USA guide

Margaret Boulware of Boulware & Valoir draws praise for her IP expertise, which includes both portfolio counseling and litigation. One source notes: "She's the person I think of for Texas trademark work," while others also highlight her strength in patent matters.

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Pirkey Barber PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

Steve Meleen frequently acts on trademark litigation, alongside advising on areas such as unfair competition disputes and offering particular expertise in internet-related matters. Sources describe him as a "very smart lawyer."

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Michael Metteauer

Norton Rose Fulbright

From the Chambers USA guide

Interviewees confirm that they "think very highly of" Michael Metteauer, describing him as "very knowledgeable and conscientious." He is an experienced trademark expert, advising on portfolio strategy and appearing in enforcement proceedings and court litigation.

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Purvi Patel Albers

Haynes and Boone, LLP

From the Chambers USA guide

Purvi Patel Albers brings "an amazing personality and a fantastic reputation" to her work on portfolio management and trademark enforcement for domestic and multinational companies. Her recent practice includes advising on IP issues arising from areas such as social media.

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Fleckman & McGlynn, PLLC

From the Chambers USA guide

William Raman of Fleckman & McGlynn, PLLC is "a very knowledgeable" trademark expert whose litigation practice also extends to ADR proceedings. Sources describe him as a "super guy who is very smart and supportive."

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