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16 partners from law firm Munck Wilson Mandala have been selected as Texas Super Lawyers for 2018.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. [Read More]
Munck Wilson Mandala Brings S.H.E. Summit Bacardi to Dallas. Keynote speeches and panel discussions focus on today’s most relevant women and societal issues and strategies to accelerate the global advancement of women and gender equality. Tickets and Sponsorships Available at [Read More]
Law firm Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018.  MWM is one of the highest-scoring businesses with standout employee engagement. “I am proud of our entire team and the many great accomplishments we achieve together,” said managing partner William A. Munck.  "We are honored to be recognized as a Best… [Read More]
Munck Wilson Mandala has been recognized as a top Texas IP law firm and managing partner William A. Munck a notable IP practitioner.  The 2018 publication of Chambers USA lists MWM as a firm “…known for expert guidance across the full spectrum of IP protection” and Munck “…regularly advises clients on their IP portfolios, developing both offensive and defensive… [Read More]
Munck Wilson Mandala hired litigation attorney Robin G. Bechtold as senior counsel.  Bechtold has nearly 15 years of legal experience as a litigator representing clients in business and commercial disputes.  He manages litigation as lead counsel and drafts pleadings, motions, briefs and orders.  He advises clients regarding case strategy, development and status, and he identifies and retains experts and prepares and interviews witnesses.  [Read More]
Munck Wilson Mandala hired litigation attorney Chad J. Ray as a senior associate.  Ray applies a unique background bridging chemistry and law to represent clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, particularly patent litigation matters, spanning electronics, automotive, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Jan. 25, 2018 - Munck Wilson Mandala elected intellectual property associate Neil G. Ferrari as a new partner, effective January 1, 2018.  Mr. Ferrari is a member of MWM’s technology/intellectual property law group and has a broad range of legal experience in patent matters. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Sep. 5, 2017 —–  16 partners from law firm Munck Wilson Mandala have been selected as Texas Super Lawyers for 2017.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Aug. 31, 2017— Law firm Munck Wilson Mandala secured a $10.1 million verdict today on behalf of client iLife Technologies. The firm represented iLife, a Dallas-based technology firm that develops vital sign monitors and other technology, in a patent infringement case involving motion detection technology for Nintendo Wii gaming systems. The case, iLife Technologies Inc.… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Aug. 28, 2017 —–Munck Wilson Mandala’s managing partner William “Bill” A. Munck has been selected as one of the 2017 Distinguished Leaders by Texas Lawyer magazine.  Munck will be honored at the Texas Lawyer’s 2017 Professional Excellence Awards on Sep. 6, 2017, at the Belo Mansion in Dallas, Texas.  The awards recognize lawyers who have made an impact… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, August 23, 2017 —– Stuart Shapley Joins Munck Wilson Mandala's Austin office. Shapley represents clients on patent prosecution, litigation and licensing matters, across a range of technologies. Prior to joining the firm, Shapley worked at Sprinkle IP Law Group, P.C. in Austin, Texas. [Read More]
Austin, TX, May 11, 2017 —– Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP has another reason to be impressed by Austin managing partner Michael G. Rodriguez. In addition to leading efforts to help his law firm open its Austin office last fall, Rodriguez just completed the Hispanic Austin Leadership (HAL) program, sponsored by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Apr. 17, 2017 —– Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP welcomes Wei Wei as of counsel in the firm’s complex litigation/dispute resolution group. Wei brings impressive legal experience representing clients in patent infringement actions in the U.S. and China. Wei is a U.S. registered patent attorney and has extensive experience representing clients in U.S. and Chinese… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Mar. 20, 2017 —– Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala has hired Amy C. Wright as senior counsel. Wright works in the firm’s large loss property subrogation practice and handles numerous product liability and construction subrogation cases. She most recently worked as a senior subrogation attorney with the Law Office of Driskell and Lawrence in Irving, Texas. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Mar. 8, 2017 —–Munck Wilson Mandala is proud to announce seven attorneys were recognized as Texas Rising Stars for 2017. Published by Thomson Reuters, the Texas Rising Stars listing recognizes the top young lawyers in the state based on a multiphase process that includes nominations, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, March 2016 —– Dylan Savage Joins Munck Wilson Mandala. Savage represents clients in commercial and patent litigation matters and has previous experience representing investors in mortgage-backed securities litigation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Savage worked as a software developer and architect and co-founded a software business, working at night while maintaining a full-time job during the day. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Jan. 1, 2017 - Munck Wilson Mandala elected Kelly Chen and Jacob “Jake” LaCombe as new partners of the firm, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Chen is a member of MWM’s litigation section, and Mr. LaCombe is a member of MWM’s intellectual property section. “There are many admirable traits shared by Kelly and Jake, but… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Nov. 17, 2016 —– Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala welcomes James (Jim) J. Murphy III as a senior counsel in the litigation section.  Murphy brings impressive legal experience working with clients in the semiconductor, software, and telecommunications industries.  He has practiced intellectual property law in national and regional law firms for the past 25 years, most recently with Thompson and Knight LLP. … [Read More]
Austin, TX, Oct. 3, 2016 —– Law Firm Munck Wilson Mandala has opened an office in Austin. The 50+ law firm’s new office will be led by Munck Wilson partner Michael Rodriguez and currently has two other partners, Jennifer Jasper and Michael Noe. The new Austin office will provide legal services in domestic and international patent protection and litigation,… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Sep. 30, 2016 —– Howison is an associate at Munck Wilson Mandala, practicing in the intellectual property section. He represents companies and inventors on patent applications, patent protection and prosecution, and various other legal matters. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rice University. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Sep. 7, 2016 —–  15 partners from law firm Munck Wilson Mandala have been selected as Texas Super Lawyers for 2016.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  Produced and managed by Thomson Reuters, the selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research,… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Aug. 24, 2016 —– Kelly Chen, a senior associate in the litigation section of Munck Wilson Mandala, has been selected to participate in the respected Leadership Dallas program, class of 2017.  Chen represents clients in commercial and intellectual property disputes and she is one of five Munck Wilson attorneys who have participated in Leadership Dallas. [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Aug. 19, 2016 —– The Best Lawyers in America has again recognized Munck Wilson Mandala in its 2017 Best Lawyers publication with the selection of four partners for the newest edition.  A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor.    [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Jun. 24, 2016 —– The Brexit vote result was announced earlier today, and the UK has voted to leave the European Union (referred to as Brexit).  For US entities with an IP portfolio in the EU, this decision may inform your business strategy.  In regards to trademarks, we recommend that clients consider filing for UK applications for each mark currently… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Apr. 26, 2016 —– The Dallas law firm Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP, is announcing the entry of an opinion and order by Judge Richard A. Schell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas awarding firm client, ams-TAOS USA Inc. f/k/a Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc., more than $77 million in damages against Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Jan. 14, 2016 —– Dallas-based technology law firm, Munck Wilson Mandala LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of accomplished attorney Shain Khoshbin as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group. Mr. Khoshbin is an advocate who focuses his practice on business disputes and commercial litigation. He has represented companies, partnerships, and entrepreneurs across the country on both… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Nov. 5, 2015 —– The Dallas law firm Munck Wilson Mandala is pleased to announce that four partners have been named in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, an annual guide that highlights top attorneys in geography- and practice-specific lists. Inclusion in the guide is based entirely on nationwide-peer reviews, which are… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Oct. 1, 2014 —– Munck Wilson Mandala, the Dallas-based technology-focused law firm announces that 14 firm attorneys have been named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list. The honorees are William A. Munck, Michael C. Wilson, Lawrence B. Mandala, Jamil N. Alibhai, Matthew S. Anderson, Bradley C. Mall, Michael A. McCabe, Robert D. McCutcheon, Mark W. Moran,… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Jun. 25, 2014 —– The Dallas-based technology law firm Munck Wilson Mandala is proud to congratulate our friends and clients recognized as finalists and winners of the 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southwest Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, March 7, 2014 —– Munck Wilson Mandala LLPis pleased to announce that seven attorneys have been named to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars List. The accomplished attorneys who earned selection to the list of the state’s top young lawyers are: Kelly Chen, Litigation David Doyle, Intellectual Property S. Wallace Dunwoody, Litigation Jonathan Goch, Corporate Jennifer Ingram, Litigation Ryan Loveless, Intellectual Property Jessica Spaniol, Litigation… [Read More]
Dallas, TX, Jan. 31, 2014 —– The technology-based law firm Munck Wilson Mandala is proud to announce that Chambers USA has once again rated the firm among the best in the nation for intellectual property law matters. The publication also includes individual recognition for firm co-founder William Munck, who is named as one of the “key individuals” in IP law. [Read More]