Klemchuk Kubasta LLP’s Shannon Bates to Participate in PTAB Roundtable Panel Discussion

Klemchuk Kubasta LLP (KK-LLP), a leading full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, announces that Executive Partner Shannon Bates will participate in the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Roundtable Discussion. PTAB is hosting a series of half-day roundtables in eight cities across the country and will make its stop in Dallas on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Dallas Bar Association at the Belo Mansion. Shannon will partake in a panel discussing patent trial scenarios under the America Invents Act (AIA), from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The panel discussion will touch on several topics including IPR requirements, procedural strategy and time constraints, patent owner strategy and claim construction.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to participate in this year’s PTAB Roundtable Panel,” said Shannon Bates. “This discussion promises to be informative and engaging for all participants and guests, and I look forward to sharing my experience.”

Other panel participants include Greg Howison of Howison and Arnott LLP, Steven Slater of Slater and Matsil LLP and David McCombs of Haynes and Boone’s LLP.

At Klemchuk Kubasta LLP, Shannon focuses primarily on U.S. and foreign patent, trademark, and copyright preparation and prosecution. Shannon also has a wide range of trademark experience, including trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings and domain name ICANN proceedings. Additionally, Shannon is a member of several professional organizations including the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section and the Dallas Bar Association.

“We are proud to have Shannon represent Klemchuk Kubasta LLP in the PTAB Roundtable Panel,” said Darin Klemchuk, Managing Partner. “I am positive that she will bring great insight to the panel and she certainly deserves this honor.”

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 differentlyand our local counselpractice. 

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