Managing Principal Kirby Drake Participates as Panelist in USPTO-Sponsored Advanced Patent Seminar

Kirby Drake, Patent Attorney

Kirby Drake, Patent Attorney

DALLAS – Klemchuk LLP, a leading intellectual property (IP), technology, and business law firm, announces Kirby Drake, Managing Principal, participated as a panelist in the “Ask the Patent Attorneys” session of the Advanced Patent Seminar organized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and held at the USPTO Texas Regional Office on September 20, 2016. The seminar focused on the various aspects of the patent prosecution process, including strategies for drafting applications to meet business goals, responding to USPTO rejections, and utilizing lesser-known USPTO pilot programs to advance prosecution.

“Congratulations to Kirby for selection as a panelist. I know that with her expertise in the field and her desire to assist others, she will be an asset of information on the panel,” declared Darin M. Klemchuk, Managing Partner.

Drake 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. 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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