Catherine is an intellectual property lawyer and a registered patent attorney. She handles a full range of IP issues, including patent, trademark, and copyright disputes, portfolio evaluation and protection, and patent license transactions. She has participated in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through trial and appeal, in federal courts across the country. Catherine has handled numerous trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She also represents clients in federal and state court complex business litigation matters and is well versed in alternate dispute resolution proceedings.
Catherine graduated in the top 5% of her class at Baylor Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable David C. Godbey, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2002-2003). She has a degree in chemical engineering from Columbia University and worked as a process and project engineer at a prominent chemical and gas company prior to entering law school.