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Briana Hopes

Briana Hopes

Briana Hopes is an associate in the Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Houston office.

Her practice focuses on a broad variety of energy-related transactions, including crude oil, natural gas and renewable energy. She handles energy finance matters, as well as the acquisition and disposition of oil and gas properties.

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Professional Affiliations and Engagements
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
Publications and Speaking Engagements
  • "Rights for Robots? U.S. Courts and Patent Offices Must Consider Recognizing Artificial Intelligence Systems as Patent Inventors," author, 23 Tul. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 119 (2021).
  • "You Can Always Spot a Fake: The Eleventh Circuit Holds Mall Landlords Contributorily Liable for Having Constructive Knowledge of Their Tenants Selling Counterfeit Products," author, 22 Tul. J. Tech. & Intell. Prop. 235 (2020), reprinted in Intellectual Property Law Review (Thomson Reuters), 2021 edition.


J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2021

B.A., Louisiana State University, 2014