Kirby Drake Hosts ACS DFW Science Advocacy Workshop


DALLAS – Klemchuk LLP, a leading litigation, intellectual property (IP), and business law firm, announces Partner Kirby Drake will host the ACS DFW Science Advocacy Workshop on the evening of November 13, 2018.  The workshop is sponsored by the Dallas/Ft. Worth section of the American Chemical Society. ACS DFW members and non-members are invited to attend, to learn from ACS National as well as local leaders, about:

  • American Chemical Society policy statements

  • How to contact and/or prepare for a meeting with Legislators

  • What to expect in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session regarding Science

  • How to get more informed and involved

Registration for the science advocacy workshop is available through this link.  The evening event begins at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments, followed by the 6:00 p.m. program with speakers and discussions.

Kirby Drake is the current Chair of the ACS DFW section. Ms. Drake serves as the 2018-2019 Chair for the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas. She is experienced in many areas of intellectual property law and focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution, addressing a broad range of technologies. Ms. Drake earned a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude, in chemistry from Duke University.

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