Klemchuk Kubasta Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars
DALLAS – April 3, 2012 – Klemchuk Kubasta LLP (KK LLP), a leading full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, announces Kirby Drake and Katherine Bandy have been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers magazine as 2012 Texas Rising Stars.
Drake, a Partner with the Firm, has been named a Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation, and Bandy, a Senior Associate, has been named a Rising Star in Business Litigation.
The strict guidelines and thorough selection process by Texas Super Lawyers allow for fewer than 2.5 percent of Texas lawyers to be named as Rising Stars each year. To qualify, lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys age 40 or under, or those who have been practicing for 10 years or fewer. They must have personally observed these lawyers in action.
Additionally, an attorney-led research team reviews the credentials of potential candidates and assigns points based on a set of defined evaluation criteria. Those with the highest point totals are named to the Rising Stars list.
Drake’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution. She has extensive litigation experience in IP law, including trade secret, patent, trademark, confidential information and breach of contract matters. She also has expertise in electronic discovery, having written and spoken extensively on the subject. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, and graduated cum laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.
Bandy’s practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and commercial litigation. She has a diverse background in commercial matters, including breach of distribution agreements, service contract disputes and real estate disputes, as well as extensive experience with trade secret disputes in the oil and gas, cosmetic, telecommunications, and home appliance industries. In addition, she counsels clients on litigation matters involving copyright and trademark disputes. She received her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin.
About Klemchuk Kubasta LLP:
Based in Dallas, Texas, Klemchuk Kubasta LLP is an IP boutique law firm that offers comprehensive intellectual property legal services, including litigation and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property as well as registration and licensing of patents, trademarks, trade dress, and copyrights. The Firm also provides legal services relating to domain names, e-commerce, privacy policies, social media, Internet law, commercial and business litigation, technology transactions, and international business & trade.
Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at http://www.kk-llp.com.