Darin Klemchuk

Darin Klemchuk - Klemchuk LLP

Darin Klemchuk
Klemchuk LLP
8150 N Central Expressway, 10th Floor
Dallas, TX 75206



Darin Klemchuk
Klemchuk LLP

Attorney Profile
Law School

Vanderbilt University
1994 - 1997




Klemchuk LLP is an Intellectual Property, Technology, Internet, and Business law firm located in Dallas, TX.

Darin Klemchuk, the firm's founder and managing partner, focuses on all aspects of intellectual property with emphasis on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation.  He has successfully handled more than 200 intellectual property disputes, including over 20 patent infringement cases.  His practice includes assisting companies to increase their market share and protect their competitive advantage by identifying and protecting valuable branding, technological innovation, software, and other property; and by procuring patent, trademark, and copyright restrictions and through employment agreements and non-compete agreements.  He also advises clients on licensing, acquisitions, due diligence, and e-Commerce, including branding in cyberspace and trademark issues related to the Internet.  In addition, he also assists clients in recovering domain names taken by cyber-squatters.
Darin represents Fortune 500 corporations, growing companies that benefit from broad intellectual property counseling, and startup companies.  Darin also offers to serve as Virtual General Counsel and Virtual IP Counsel for companies without in-house counsel.
Darin also has significant experience litigating commercial and business disputes, including non-compete, partnership, fiduciary duty, and breach of contract disputes.  He has also represented a number of clients in obtaining and resisting requests for injunctive relief in cases involving non-competes, trade secrets, trademarks, and patents.
Serving as local counsel to out-of-state parties involved in patent, trademark, copyright, IP and commercial litigation in state and federal courts in Dallas, Texas and the Northern and Eastern District of Texas federal courts, Darin's practice includes representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
Darin earned a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington.
Professional Activities
Barrister, Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court (Intellectual Property)
Internet Law Leadership Summit, 2011-present
Institute for Justice, Human Action Network member
Core24 Inc. member (exclusive network of Dallas-Fort Worth professional service providers), selected for the firm's track record 2009-2012

"2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law", 2013, American Lawyer Media
Dallas Business Journals'  "Best Places to Work," Dallas Business Journal, 2010, 2011
"Best Lawyers- Intellectual Property," named by D Magazine, 2006-2014
"Best Lawyers Under 40," named by D Magazine 2002, 2006
“Rising Stars Under 40,” , 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, a Thomson Reuters service
“Super Lawyer,” 2008-2014, a Thomson Reuters service
"Top Attorney's in Texas,", 2008, 2009, a Thomson Reuters service
2010 Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Speeches, Publications and Presentations
"Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online", Entrepreneur.com, March 2014
"Background of Secondary Trademark Liability on the Internet", the Business Edge, February 2014
"A Guide to Intellectual Property", IPN Bootcamp, September 2013
"Avoiding the Legal Risks Associated with Running or Using Social Media Sites," Aspatore Special Report- Navigating the Legal Issues Surrounding Social Media, 2012
"Secondary Liability for Trademark Infringement and the Online Space," State Bar of Texas, 2012
"Brand Enforcement on Social Networking Sites," State Bar of Texas, March 2010
“Pre-Suit Investigations in Infringement Cases," Texas Lawyer, February 2008
“Investigate Before Litigating," Executive Legal Advisor, January 2008
“Software Copyright Infringement and Enforcement,” presentation to Dallas Bar Association Computer Law Section, April 22, 2002
Fifth Circuit Survey (June 1997-May 1998), Intellectual Property Law, Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 30, September 1999

Professional History
Klemchuk LLP, Founder, 2015-present
Klemchuk Kubasta LLP, Founder, 2009-2014
Cash Klemchuk Powers Taylor LLP, Partner,  2004-2009
Thompson & Knight LLP, Associate, 1997-2004
The Boeing Company, Systems Engineer, 1990-1994
U.S. Army National Guard, Non-Commissioned Officer, 161st Infantry Regiment, Honorable Discharge, 1999

Practice Areas
Intellectual property litigation
Business and commercial litigation
Intellectual property licensing and counseling
Patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution
Local counsel for IP and commercial litigation matters
Virtual IP Counsel
Admitted to Practice
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in 2002
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2002
United States Patent and Trademark Office in 2001
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas in 1999
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas in 1999
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas in 1998
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas in 1997
State of Texas in 1997
J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1997
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, 1990

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About the Firm
Klemchuk LLP is an Intellectual Property (IP), Technology, Internet, and Business law firm located in Dallas, TX.  The firm offers comprehensive legal services including litigation and enforcement of all forms of IP as well as registration and licensing of patents, trademarks, trade dress, and copyrights.  The firm also provides a wide range of technology, internet, e-commerce, and business services including business planning, formation, and financing, mergers and acquisitions, business litigation, data privacy, and domain name dispute resolution.

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