Kirby B. Drake

Kirby B. Drake

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Dallas, TX

Klemchuk LLP
 | 8150 N Central Expressway, 10th Floor
Dallas, TX 75206
Phone: 214-367-6000
Fax: 214-367-6001
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (50%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Kirby Drake has extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property law, including trade secret, patent, trademark, copyright and confidential information matters. She focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution in a broad range of technologies, including chemical, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, aerospace, and computer-related matters. She is also has expertise in electronic discovery in litigation matters, including writing and speaking on the subject. In addition, she has experience in general commercial litigation, including breach of contract and shareholder litigation. 

    About Kirby Drake

    Admitted: 2002, Texas

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registration to Practice, 2004

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chair, American Chemical Society (ACS) National Committee on Patents and Related Matters, 2020
    • Chair, State Bar of Texas Women and the Law Section, 2018
    • Chair, State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Section, 2019
    • American Chemical Society (ACS) Treasurer, Dallas-Fort Worth Local Section Business Manager of the regional newsletter, The Southwest Retort General Chair, Southwest Regional Meeting (SWRM) 2014 Executive Committee, Chemistry and the Law Section Member, Committee on Patents and Related Matters State Bar of Texas Member, Intellectual Property Section, 2002 – present Council Member, Intellectual Property Section, 2011 – present Member, Unfair Competition Committee, 2004 - present Committee Chairperson, Unfair Competition Committee, 2007 - 2011 Dallas Bar Association Member, Intellectual Property Section, 2005 – present Co-Vice Chair (2008) and Co-Chair (2009 – 2011), Law Day Committee Co-Vice Chair (2005 – 2006) and Co-Chair (2006 – 2007), Law in the Schools and Community Committee Vice Chair (2010 – 2011) and Co-Chair (2012 – present), Summer Law Intern Program Committee Chair (2012), Dallas Bar Association Justice in Education Symposium

    Educational Background:

    • BS, cum laude, Chemistry, Duke University, 1999
    • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2002
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    Office Location for Kirby B. Drake

    8150 N Central Expressway
    10th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75206

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    Last Updated: 5/27/2020

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