Attorney at Law
OK, Patent Bar
Crescent Companies/LaBrie PC
Oct 2009 - Oct 2015
Manage outside litigation and disputes; negotiate, draft and review contracts and service agreements; review and negotiate asset purchases, mergers, acquisitions, property leases, and collections; file liens and foreclosures; write and prosecute patents, trademarks and copyrights; counsel clients in connection with intellectual property rights and licensing agreements.
Diamondback Energy Services
Dec 2007 - Oct 2009
Approved and negotiated contracts and leases; facilitated risk management program; assessed acquisition targets; managed litigation and outside counsel; negotiated master service agreements; reviewed legal issues with staff and department heads; assessed intellectual property rights; counseled executive staff; managed legal budget; reviewed and created legal documents; researched legal questions.
Jasco Products Company
Vice President of Legal Affairs
Jul 2005 - Dec 2005
Managed litigation and disputes, wrote vendor agreements, counseled executive staff in legal matters, managed outside counsel, created processes for legal and business issues, managed legal budget, created legal documents, approved contracts, researched legal questions, negotiated licenses, assessed intellectual property rights, researched legal questions, reviewed legal issues.
Crowe & Dunlevy
May 2000 - Jul 2005
Oversaw intellectual property litigation and disputes, evaluated intellectual property rights, drafted and filed patent applications, responded to office actions from the USPTO, wrote appeal and reply briefs, researched infringement actions, drafted licensing agreements, filed trademark applications, reviewed patent and trademark searches.