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Thompson & Knight Expands IP Practice with Addition of Jennifer Sickler

09-28-2012 11:33 AM CET | Politics, Law & Society

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The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer S. Sickler has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Houston.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer to Thompson & Knight,” says Jane Politz Brandt, Co-Chair of the Firm’s IP Practice Group. “Her expertise across a broad spectrum of intellectual property matters strongly complements our Firm’s capabilities and will be a great asset to our clients, especially in the Houston market.”

Sickler focuses her practice on all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and licensing matters. She has expertise in civil litigation of intellectual property matters in both federal and state courts, as well as arbitration and mediation experience. Her practice includes preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent and trademark applications. She has represented clients in the energy, biotechnology, chemical, oil and gas, entertainment, and retail sectors.

Sickler received her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law in 1988 and her B.A. in Biochemistry from Rice University. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is actively involved in numerous organizations, including the American Intellectual Property Law Association, International Trademark Association, Houston Intellectual Property Law Association, Licensing Executive Society, American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, College of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Association, and Greater Houston Partnership. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, Sickler was a Partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Houston.

About Thompson & Knight

Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, finance, banking, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, intellectual property, corporate governance, creditors’ rights, real estate, labor, white collar defense, and environmental matters, among others. They are particularly recognized for their depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. The Firm has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2012 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, and Michigan, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.

Becky S. Jackson
Chief Client Services Officer
Thompson & Knight LLP
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
214.969.1478
becky.jackson@tklaw.com

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