The intellectual property law firm of Klemchuk Kubasta LLP is pleased to announce that Shannon W. Bates has joined the firm as a Partner. She will supervise the firm’s patent and trademark prosecution practice.
Of the recent addition, founding partner Darin Klemchuk states, “Shannon is well respected by both the legal and scientific communities, and we are excited to welcome her to Klemchuk Kubasta.”
Shannon assists clients in a variety of industries to identify, develop, protect, enforce, and manage their intellectual property portfolios. She is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has extensive experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent, trademark and copyright applications. Shannon also has substantial experience representing parties in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and in domain name proceedings.
Managing Partner and co-founder Kelly Kubasta adds, “The addition of Shannon to our team not only increases the firm’s patent and trademark prosecution bandwidth, it takes our prosecution practice to a whole new level.”
Shannon is active in several professional organizations, and she currently serves as the Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with high honors from The Georgia Institute of Technology, and she is a cum laude graduate of The University of Houston Law Center. Immediately prior to joining the Firm, Shannon worked with the intellectual property law firm of Conley Rose, P.C. in Plano, Texas.
About Klemchuk Kubasta LLP
Klemchuk Kubasta LLP is an IP boutique law firm in Dallas, Texas that offers a full array of intellectual property services, including litigation and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property, as well as registration and licensing of patents, trademarks, trade dress, and copyrights. The firm also provides legal services relating to trade secrets, unfair competition, domain names, e-commerce, privacy policies, Internet law, commercial litigation, business litigation, technology transactions, and international business & trade. Klemchuk Kubasta LLP supports a diverse client base ranging from individuals and startups to established market-leading companies. Through its Virtual IP Counselsmand Virtual General Counselsm programs, the firm also has experience with technology incubators and pre-first round financing technology start-ups. Klemchuk Kubasta LLP also works with other law firms by serving as local counsel and offering specific expertise on IP issues, and coordinates with foreign counsel around the world on a variety of matters. Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at www.kk-llp.com.