Gary Sorden



J.D., Texas Tech School of Law, 2008

M.S., Engineering Management, Southern Methodist University, 2003

B.S., Computer Science, University of Texas – Pan American, 2001

Practice Areas

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Local counsel for IP and commercial litigation matters
  • Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets and Copyrights

Gary Sorden, managing principal, primarily focuses on commercial and intellectual property litigation in the areas of software, electrical, mechanical, semiconductor, and chemical technologies. He has represented clients in federal and state matters before trial and appellate courts as well as alternative dispute resolution forums. His experience also includes representing clients in a wide variety of matters including real estate, commercial, oil and gas, business, environmental, securities actions, class actions, product liability, trademark, copyright, and patent disputes. Gary’s diverse litigation experience allows him to provide comprehensive representation in a wide-variety of litigation matters while also maintaining the business objectives of his clients. Gary also counsels clients in obtaining and developing intellectual property including product and company branding strategies as well as the development of patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Intangible assets, such as intellectual property, are a key driver in the valuation of companies and as a result, he works closely with his clients to develop an intellectual property strategy that is appropriate and scalable for the needs of his clients. Gary earned his law degree from Texas Tech School of Law and holds a M.S. in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University as well as a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas – Pan American. Contact Gary at Gary.Sorden@klemchuk.com.

Member, Intellectual Property Section State Bar of Texas

Klemchuk LLP, 2015

Braxton, Hilton, &Perrone, PLLC, 2015

Farney Daniels PC, 2013-2015

Thompson & Knight, LLP, 2011-2013

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer,LLP, 2008-2011

State Bar of Texas, 2008

United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2007

United States District Courts in the Eastern District of Texas, 2009

United States District Courts in the Central District of Illinois, 2011

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2010

“Texas Rising Star,” 2013-2015, a Thomson Reuters service

“How Do I Protect That? A Mock Interview Identifying Protectable IP in Terms of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights & Trade Secrets,” American Intellectual Property Law Association CLE Webinar, February 2016

“Texas Trade Secrets Law Gets 1st Test in Schlumberger Fight,” Law360, January 2016

“Patent Lawsuits Flood East Texas Courts in November,” The Texas Lawbook, December 2015

“Straight Talk for Entrepreneurs,” Dallas Entrepreneur Center, September 2015

“Depositions in Patent Litigation,” Patent Institute of Training CLE, April 2015

“Use of Experts in Patent Litigation,” Patent Institute of Training CLE, March 2015