– Haynes and Boone, LLP Trademark Chair and Partner Purvi Patel
has been designated as a Dallas Business Journal
40 Under 40 honoree, recognizing her as one of 42 innovators, deal makers and influential leaders who excel in their respective companies and industries and show dynamic leadership in their communities.
Patel was the youngest ever to be made partner in the firm’s history and today successfully manages the firm’s nationwide trademark practice. In this role, she counsels Fortune 500 companies and high growth ventures on the protection of their valuable brand investments, and has been consistently recognized in the legal industry for her talents. She has successfully expanded a fledgling practice and represents Fortune 10 companies as well as emerging brands.
– In its continued service to clients involved in major shale plays, Haynes and Boone, LLP energy lawyers recently advised an Alta Mesa Holdings, LP subsidiary, Alta Mesa Eagle LLC, in its sale of Eagle Ford oil and gas properties for a sale price of $173 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
The Haynes and Boone deal team was led by Houston Partner Buddy Clark
and included Houston Associate Austin Elam
In a dispute litigated from California to Oregon to the People’s Republic of China, Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have successfully defended a Chinese IP Firm’s trademark against the claims of its former U.S. marketing partner.
The latest victory for firm client AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office (AFD China) came March 28 after a three-day trial in an Oregon federal district court when a jury decided the former marketing agent, AFD USA, had no right to claim ownership of the “AFD” mark because AFD China was the first to use it in U.S. commerce.
– Longtime real estate practitioner Anthony W. Pierotti is bringing a Southern California component to the growing national Haynes and Boone, LLP real estate practice.
Pierotti joins the firm’s Orange County office as a partner with more than 26 years of experience in the sector, fortifying the resources available to Haynes and Boone clients doing deals in one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets. Pierotti’s recruitment is further evidence of Haynes and Boone’s commitment to a full-service presence in Southern California through its fast-growing Orange County office.