Managing Principal Kirby Drake Elected to Vice President of the Board of Directors for The Shoulders of Giants

Kirby Drake

Kirby Drake

DALLAS – Klemchuk LLP, a leading intellectual property (IP), technology, and business law firm, announces the election of Kirby Drake, Managing Principal, to Vice President of the Board of Directors for The Shoulders of Giants, Inc.

In 2013, Drake co-founded The Shoulders of Giants (TSoG), a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing opportunities for students of all ages to experience science and engineering first-hand. Through community outreach, mentorship and research, The Shoulders of Giants helps broaden students’ educational horizons through the guidance of staff as well as volunteers from the technical community. To read more about the mission of TSoG and opportunities to get involved, please visit their website,

According to Darin M. Klemchuk, Managing Partner, “Kirby is dedicated to finding opportunities for students to achieve great experiences and learning through the collaboration with technical professionals and science enthusiasts. She will continue to make us proud furthering the important cause of the TSoG.”

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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