Advising start-ups, SME's and Fortune 500 companies regarding international business & trade laws, trademark, copyright, trade secret and other intellectual property protection & enforcement, and business formations and contracts.
Experience in both IP and international trade is unique in legal profession - there are few other attorneys with such dual expertise in the entire United States. As such, there are few, if any, attorneys who can spot and address the key areas where IP and international trade overlap.
Areas of Expertise
Domestic and International Business Transactions; Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret and other Intellectual Property Protection, Licensing & Enforcement; Administrative & Regulatory Law; Corporate and Business Law (including start-ups, formation and business agreements, etc.). Customs/Import & Export Law & Foreign-Trade Zones; Trade Agreements (e.g., NAFTA, WTO, etc.); Trade Regulation (A/D, CVD §201, §301, etc.), as well as ITAR, FCPA, USPTO, Copyright Office, WIPO, and other representation.
District of Columbia
Court of International Trade
* University of Houston Law Center (LL.M)
* South Texas College of Law (JD)
* Texas A&M University, Commerce
Professional Associations & Memberships
Customs & International Trade Bar Assoc.; World Affairs Council; District of Columbia Bar Assoc.; Texas Bar Assoc.; Dallas Bar Assoc.; Dallas Economists Club
Honors and Awards
Texas Super Lawyers (2013); Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers (multiple years); Alumni Ambassador, Texas A&M University; Pro Bono College of the Texas Bar; College of the State Bar of Texas; Texas Bar Foundation Fellow; Dallas Bar Foundation Fellow