Darin Klemchuk Named to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers 2012 LIST

Klemchuk Kubasta Co-founder Recognized as a Top Intellectual Property Attorney in North Texas

Klemchuk Kubasta LLP (KK LLP), a leading full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, announces that Darin M. Klemchuk has been named to D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers” in Dallas for 2012, a designation he has received for five consecutive years.

As part of an annual peer-review nomination process, D Magazine polls almost 9,000 attorneys throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, asking them to vote for lawyers that best represent the legal profession. Fellow attorneys vote for nominee’s that demonstrate high standards in terms of quality of work and integrity in the legal profession. For 2012, finalists were narrowed down to 372 attorneys segregated into 31 areas of specialization, and Darin Klemchuk was named as a Best Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law.

“Protecting the creative work of others is the reason I’m so passionate about intellectual property law,” said Klemchuk, who is the firm’s co-founder and managing partner. “And with today’s technology, safeguarding the use of our client’s proprietary information is a growing concern. At Klemchuk Kubasta, our reputation is built upon providing a full array of intellectual property related services, which includes both litigation and enforcement. We handle registration and licensing of patent, trademark, trade dress and copyright services too. And for high-tech applications, we provide legal services relating to domain names, e-commerce, privacy policies, Internet law, commercial and business litigation.”

Klemchuk has been practicing IP law for more than 14 years, and has worked on a number of Fortune 500 cases. In addition to working with large companies, he works with many growing, entrepreneurial companies, focusing on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. Having handled more than 200 intellectual property disputes, including 20 patent infringement cases, he helps clients increase their market share and protect their competitive advantage by identifying and protecting valuable branding, technological innovation, software, and other property by procuring various IP registrations and agreements. He also advises clients on licensing, acquisitions, due diligence, eCommerce, including the emerging field of branding in cyberspace and trademark issues related to the Internet. In addition, services are available to clients seeking to recover domain names that have been taken by cybersquatters.

Before he co-founded Klemchuk Kubasta, he was a partner in Cash Klemchuk Powers Taylor LLP, a business law firm. Klemchuk began his legal career at Thompson & Knight LLP, where he worked as an associate in the firm’s litigation department. Prior to his legal career, he was a mechanical engineer with Boeing, following a stint in the U.S. Army National Guard.

In addition to being recognized as one of the Best IP Lawyers in Dallas, Klemchuk has also been named by D Magazine as a Best Lawyer in Dallas Under 40 for 2002 and 2006. He has also been named recognized numerous times as a Texas Super Lawyer and as a Rising Star by Law & Politics Magazine as published in Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. Klemchuk received a J.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1997, and graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington in 1990.

Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at www.klemchuk.com.

About the Firm:

Klemchuk LLP is a litigation, intellectual property, transactional, and international business law firm dedicated to protecting innovation. The firm provides tailored legal solutions to industries including software, technology, retail, real estate, consumer goods, ecommerce, telecommunications, restaurant, energy, media, and professional services. The firm focuses on serving mid-market companies seeking long-term, value-added relationships with a law firm. Learn more about experiencing law practiced differently and our local counsel practice.

The firm publishes Intellectual Property Trends (latest developments in IP law), Conversations with Innovators (interviews with thought leaders), Leaders in Law (insights from law leaders), Culture Counts (thoughts on law firm culture and business), and Legal Insights (in-depth analysis of IP, litigation, transactional, and international law).

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