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Kevin R. Hansbro

Senior Counsel

Practice Areas

Education

Jackson State University, Chemistry (Magna Cum Laude), B.S. 1985 (Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Alpha Kappa Mu Society; Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society; Pi Mu Epsilon Honorary Fraternity; Chevron Chemistry Award; Eastman Kodak Chemistry Award; Jacksonian Award; Honor Program Graduate)

University of Michigan, J.D. 1993 (Clarence Darrow Fellow; Wolverine Bar Association Scholar; Michigan Journal of International Law, Associate Editor)

Honors

Since 2014, an adjunct professor teaching courses in Business Law at various locations of Houston Community College System.

Bar Admissions

United States Patent and Trademark Office

New York

Texas

Court Admissions

Various Federal Courts

Profile

For more than 20 years, Kevin R. Hansbro has represented regional, national, and international companies in patent, trademark, and trade secret matters, on technology agreements, and in strategic development and management of intellectual property portfolios. He has successfully drafted and prosecuted patents before the USPTO, under the Paris Convention, and under the PCT.

Kevin advised clients as outside counsel as well as in-house counsel in the chemical and mechanical arts. Notably, as in-house counsel, he received Global Special Recognition Awards for (i) counseling on and strategic development of a patent portfolio for a new product platform, (ii) design and implementation of a new work process for managing technology agreements, and (iii) negotiation and preparation of a technology agreements related to the reorganization of Japanese joint venture having its shareholders as Fortune 100 companies, including cross-licenses and secondment arrangements.