The attorney author of Owners Borrowers and Thieves 2.0 is an intellectual property litigator in the Kansas City, Missouri office of Husch Blackwell Sanders, one of the leading commercial law firms in the Midwest, with offices in Kansas City, St. Louis, Springfield and Jefferson City, Missouri; Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska; Washington, D.C.; Memphis and Chattanooga, Tennessee; Chicago and Peoria, Illinois; Overland Park, Kansas; and London, England.

Our Intellectual Property Litigation practice focuses on the prosecution and defense of intellectual property infringement, misuse, dilution and unfair competition claims. Our intellectual property litigation attorneys are proud to call themselves trial attorneys. They have extensive experience in core technical sciences, intellectual property theories, commercial relationships and economics. They prepare intellectual property litigation strategies in close association with our patent, trademark, copyright, antitrust, franchise and technology attorneys.

As trial advocates, our intellectual property trial attorneys have successfully prosecuted and defended infringement, misappropriation and unfair competition claims before:

United States Patent and Trademark Office
International Trade Commission
United States Customs Service
Federal Trade Commission
Food and Drug Administration
World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Forum
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
U.S. District Courts and Circuit Courts of Appeal
U.S. Supreme Court

Our intellectual property litigation attorneys have attained hard-earned reputations for winning complex business verdicts. Equally important, as trial attorneys they are frequently engaged in the design of risk management and case resolution strategies, and their trial talents are never seen. Our trial attorneys understand the commercial value of aggressive litigation prosecutions and artfully timed, carefully negotiated litigation settlements.

Leading intellectual property litigation strategy and creative solutions result from our trial attorneys understanding our clients’ intellectual property approaches and risk tolerances, and applying their substantive knowledge of intellectual property laws.


We have 57 attorneys dedicated to intellectual property and technology law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising, licensing and intellectual property litigation. We have represented multi-national and middle market corporations in patent, trademark and other intellectual property matters across the country. Three of our intellectual property litigation attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America.