Managing Principal Kirby Drake Elected Chair of ACS Patents Committee

Kirby Drake, Patent Attorney, Patent Lawyer, Klemchuk LLP

Kirby Drake, Patent Attorney, Patent Lawyer, Klemchuk LLP

DALLAS – Klemchuk LLP, a leading intellectual property (IP), litigation, and business law firm, announces Managing Principal Kirby Drake will serve as Chair of the American Chemical Society Committee on Patents and Related Matters. Drake has previously served with ACS as Chair of the Legislation subcommittee under the Patents and Related Matters committee, and as Chair Elect of the DFW local section, as well as General Chair of the Southwest Regional Meeting.  She has also led various State Bar of Texas and Dallas Bar Association sections.

“We are incredibly proud of Kirby’s selection to lead the ACS Patents Committee, it is an honor to serve on the national level of such an organization.” Darin M. Klemchuk, Managing Partner, said. “I am sure she will bring her talent and know-how to serve ACS members exceptionally and to further the mission of the American Chemical Society.”

The American Chemical Society works to promote chemistry education, research and practice.

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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