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F. Russell Denton
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

867 Tab Roberts Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, USA


Jennifer Doan
Featured Lawyer
Intellectual Property Law

6500 Summerhill Rd, Texarkana, TX 75503, USA


Jennifer Doan is the founder of a boutique trial and appellate firm representing Fortune 100 companies and individuals in high-stakes matters throughout Texas and Arkansas. Mrs. Doan is former President of the East Texas Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, and currently serves on the National Board of ABOTA. She is double board certified in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mrs. Doan has received a number of awards including Corporate Counsels Go-To Law Firm and B2B Law Firm, Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in commercial litigation in the East Texas/Tyler metro area, Texas Super Lawyers Top 50 Women in Texas and Benchmarks Top 250 Women in Litigation in the United States. Her practice concentrates on complex business litigation including intellectual property, product liability, antitrust, class action and bet-the-company litigation.

Kara E.F. Cenar
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

200 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606


Kara Cenar combines decades of counseling, trial and litigation experience with practical business applications to assist clients in matters involving technology, patents, design patents, trade secrets, copyrights, trade dress and trademarks. Kara?s practice also involves counseling and assisting individuals and businesses with intellectual property rights, business issues, and litigation connected with the 3D printing and additive manufacturing emerging technology, including international businesses in this industry seeking to do business in the United States. Kara takes lead trial and litigation roles in important and complex intellectual property matters for domestic and international companies of all sizes, as well as individuals. She handles the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the defense of alleged violations of the intellectual property rights of others. In her 29 years as a trial lawyer, Kara has focused entirely on intellectual property cases. Her experience includes jury and bench trials, preliminary injunction hearings, hearings on emergency temporary restraining orders, seizure and impoundment orders and Section 337 claims before the International Trade Commission. She formulates litigation strategy for pre-trial litigation, discovery and pre-trial motions.

Ivor Elrifi
Charter Member
Intellectual Property Law

55 Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001


Dr. Ivor Elrifi is the chair of Cooley\'s global patent counseling and prosecution practice group. He advises pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life sciences and medical device companies, research institutions, universities, hospitals and governments throughout the world, particularly in the US and Europe. His practice includes patent prosecution, litigation, arbitration, licensing and transactional work with a focus on novel therapeutic treatments, biotechnology, genetics, diagnostics, biomarkers, drug formulations and medical devices. Ivor counsels clients worldwide in developing and implementing patent strategies and in the prosecution, licensing and enforcement of patents. He has extensive experience in advising clients on transactional work and regularly counsels clients with respect to investments, mergers and acquisitions. He has also advised plaintiffs and defendants in patent litigation and arbitration cases. Ivor is widely recognized as one of the top life sciences patent lawyers in the world by numerous prominent legal directories and publications. In 2019, he was singled out as the “Patent Strategy & Management Attorney of the Year” by LMG Life Sciences (he also won the award in 2018 and 2016). In addition, year after year, including 2019, he has been named a \"Life Sciences Star\" by LMG Life Sciences, an \"IP Star\" by Managing Intellectual Property, a leading patent lawyer by IAM Patent 1000, honored as one of the world\'s leading experts on patent law by Euromoney, and named a leader in IP law by Chambers, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers. In the latest edition of Chambers, Ivor is recognized as \"a phenomenal biotech expert\" with \"a brilliant mind and a great penchant for detail,\" with one client noting \"we could not have survived without him.\" Prior to joining Cooley, Ivor was co-chair and section manager of Mintz Levin\'s intellectual property practice and a member of the firm\'s management committee. Earlier in his career, he served as patent counsel and then general counsel and vice president for CytoTherapeutics in Providence, Rhode Island, and as patent counsel to Modex Therapeutics in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has spoken at numerous international conferences, and he has written numerous articles for leading legal and scientific publications.

Eric English
Featured Lawyer
Intellectual Property Law

515 NW Saltzman Rd, # 909, Portland, OR 97229