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Intellectual Property Law Section

The Intellectual Property Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association offers monthly lunch time CLE seminars generally on the 4th Friday of each month (excluding November).  The seminars are held at the Belo Mansion of the Dallas Bar Association, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75201.

We also offer special member CLE and networking events from time to time.  Please always consult the section website for the most updated meeting and event information and details -

Section Officers:

Name: Bradley Williams
Officer Position: Chair
Firm: Baker Botts L.L.P.
Firm Address: 2001 Ross Avenue
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-953-6500

Name: Marc Hubbard
Officer Position: Vice Chair
Firm: Hubbard Law, PLLC
Firm Address: 4849 Greenville Ave, Ste. 1490
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75206
Business Phone: 214-396-6000

Name: Colin Cahoon
Officer Position: Secretary
Firm: Carstens & Cahoon, LLP
Firm Address: 13760 Noel Road, Ste. 900
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75240
Business Phone: 972-367-2001

Name: Shannon Bates
Officer Position: Treasurer
Firm: Griffith Bates Champion & Harper LLP
Firm Address: 5910 North Central Expwy, Ste. 1050
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75206
Business Phone: 214-238-8400

Name: Scott Breedlove
Officer Position: Immediate Past Chair
Firm: Vinson & Elkins LLP
Firm Address: 2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75201
Business Phone: 214-220-7700

Name: Laura Benitez Geisler
Officer Position: Board Advisor
Firm: Geisler Law Firm
Firm Address: 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 1400
Firm City, State, Zip: Dallas, TX 75219
Business Phone: 214-651-4200

Section Membership


If you are interested in becoming a member of the Intellectual Property Law Section, please click here to join online or send a letter of request and the $30.00 membership fee to:
Dallas Bar Association
2101 Ross Ave
Dallas TX, 75201
Please note that you must be a member of the Dallas Bar Association to join a section. If you have any questions regarding sections membership, please contact the DBA membership department.

Section Admin-Mass E-mail/Roster

Section Admin-Webpage

For questions regarding Section email/roster/webpage, email Jessica Smith or call 214-220-7477.  


Section Downloads:

Please go to the CLE calendar at the section website for copies of presentations and talks presented at the monthly CLE meetings -

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