Counseling and transactional matters involving all aspects of intellectual property and technology law. Scientific background in medical devices, biotechnology, chemistry and life sciences. Significant experience in providing strategic and tactical intellectual property counsel to individual clients, universities, pharmaceutical and research institutions as well as manufacturing entities and early-stage biotechnology companies. Creative industries law focused on art and innovation legal issues facing artists and creators.
Adjunct faculty member at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and in the Physiology Department at Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center. Named one of 15 Minority Rainmakers of the Year 2014 by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association; named a 2016 BTI Client Service All Star. Received the George Lewis Advocacy Award from the Oklahoma City Mayor’s Committee on Disability Concerns, 2016. Received the Plaza District Association’s 2018 Urban Pioneer Award. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Named an IP Star by Managing IP. University of Dayton School of Law, JD; Northwestern University School of Law, Visiting Student; Butler University, BS, Chemistry.
Registered / admitted to practice before the USPTO, in Oklahoma and Illinois, before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma and U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.