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									Klemchuk Kubasta Names Kirby Drake Partner

Klemchuk Kubasta LLP, a leading full-service intellectual property law
firm, announces the promotion of Kirby Drake to partner in their North
Texas law practice, effective Jan. 2, 2012.

DALLAS, US, January 06, 2012 -- Klemchuk Kubasta LLP (KK LLP), a leading
full-service intellectual property (IP) law firm, announces the promotion
of Kirby Drake to partner in their North Texas law practice, effective
Jan. 2, 2012.

“From the day she joined the Klemchuk Kubasta team, Kirby has been an
incredible asset to the firm,” said Kelly Kubasta, the firm’s co-founder
and senior partner. “She possesses an impressive combination of technical
and legal expertise, attention to detail, and dedication to client
service. Kirby’s elevation to partner status is a well-deserved

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.

Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark
Office, Drake has a broad background in patent preparation and
prosecution, with emphasis on pharmaceutical, chemical, electronics and
computer-related issues. In addition, she has developed an expertise in
electronic discovery, having written and spoken on the subject.

“Kirby has been a consistently high performer, a reliable resource, and
an integral part of our litigation and prosecution team,” said Shannon W.
Bates, partner for Klemchuk Kubasta’s patent, trademark and copyright
practice. “We have no doubt that she will continue to contribute to the
firm’s growth and success in her new leadership role as partner.”

Prior to joining the firm, Drake was an associate with a large
international law firm, and represented a range of clients from solo
inventors to start-up companies and major corporations. Her training
involved performing IP-related services for companies in various fields
including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, government
communications, broadcast communications and computer networking.

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. Active in the American Chemical Society on the
local and national levels, Drake has served in various leadership roles,
and routinely speaks on various subjects of interest to the chemical
community. She is also active in the local and state bar and regularly
volunteers within the community for a number of school and youth-related

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 www.kk-llp.com.

Virginia Stuart
Klemchuk Kubasta LLP
Campbell Centre II
8150 N. Central Expy, 10th Floor
Dallas, TX 75206

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