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Brenda Flockhart-Shanks offers strategic intellectual property counseling in a variety of technologies and industries, assisting clients with individualized advice in a wide range of corporate stages.

Her work includes extensive experience assisting clients in strategically planning and prosecuting their intellectual property portfolios in the U.S. and abroad to meet their business needs. Her areas of expertise include patent prosecution, licensing, patent validity and infringement analysis, and due diligence in corporate transactions. In addition, she has been involved in all aspects of patent litigation, including, substantive technical infringement and invalidity analysis.

Brenda spent several years at an AM Law 50 law firm where she counseled clients regarding patent portfolio development, patent litigation matters, due diligence, and freedom to operate.

Brenda’s clients range from companies in diverse technological areas, including artificial intelligence, magnetic imaging systems and devices, medical devices, software applications, digital and analog electronics, wireless telecommunications, internet systems, radars, lasers, optics, electromagnetics, electro-chemistry, motion control applications, benefits management systems, program management systems, change control systems, and defense systems, security software, enterprise software, and data analysis software.

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