Dallas, Texas, March 1, 2018 – Wick Phillips announced today the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with former Conley Rose group. “The new team has an excellent and established reputation in representing clients in all aspects of IP law,” says David Drez, managing partner of Wick Phillips. “They will strengthen our IP practice and allow us to expand service offerings to our clients.”

The team includes senior IP counsel Clint Stuart, technical advisor Taylor Westbrook and four professional staff members who will be led by IP partner Jerry Harris of Wick Phillips. Clint is a registered patent attorney and specializes in patent preparation, prosecution, advice, and opinions in a wide variety of technical fields. Taylor specializes in patent application preparation, technical art evaluation and patentability analysis with technical experience in the mechanical and chemical arts.

UPDATE, March 21, 2018 – Kristin Jordan Harkins, who originally led the transition of this team to Wick Phillips and earned the highest professional and personal regard of those who knew her, has passed away. The IP team will continue Kristin’s stellar legacy by supporting clients with the same uncompromising care, quality and service.

About Wick Phillips

Wick Phillips is a full-service business law firm serving clients across Texas and the United States. Founded in 2004, the firm has grown to more than 65 attorneys, specializing in all areas of business law—complex commercial litigation and appeals, corporate transactions, labor and employment, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy, insurance coverage, tax, and securities—with offices in Austin, Collin County, Dallas and Fort Worth.

Wick Phillips was recognized as one of the largest firms in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal’s “The List” in 2017 and was included in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Read our Year in Review.

For more information, visit www.wickphillips.com.


Chad Cole
Marketing Manager

This press release was revised on March 21, 2018.
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