SOURCE: Munck Carter, P.C.

September 10, 2008 10:56 ET

Munck Carter Adds to Intellectual Property Section

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - September 10, 2008) - The Dallas-based technology law firm Munck Carter, P.C. is strengthening its intellectual property section with the addition of attorney Michael G. Rodriguez.

"Michael brings tremendous real-world experience that will be a great asset for our clients," says William Munck, firm chairman and head of the intellectual property section. "He is a great addition to our technology practice, and we are pleased to welcome him to the firm."

Mr. Rodriguez concentrates his practice in the areas of patent and trademark preparation and prosecution. His experience includes prosecuting and defending patent reexaminations in a variety of technical areas including electronic devices, computer software and semiconductor devices.

Mr. Rodriguez' practice also includes domestic and international patent procurement and enforcement, analysis of infringement and invalidity in support of litigation and counseling clients regarding copyright and trademark enforcement and compliance. Mr. Rodriguez has represented businesses in the construction, retail, restaurant, telecommunications, pet care, manufacturing and utilities industries.

A graduate of the Texas Wesleyan School of Law, Mr. Rodriguez earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Rodriguez worked as a senior engineer with TXU Energy. He also is a lieutenant in the United States Navy Reserve and has received numerous commendations, including one for his actions during active duty in Iraq from July 2005 to April 2006.

Munck Carter, P.C. has carved out a practice devoted to trials, transactions and technology. With offices in Dallas and Marshall, Texas, the firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of complex commercial litigation, intellectual property management and protection, corporate transactions and securities, energy litigation and employment matters. Munck Carter represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50™ companies.

Learn more about the firm at http://www.munckcarter.com

For more information on Munck Carter please contact Alan Bentrup at 214-559-4630 or alan@androvett.com.

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