Dallas, TX, July 13, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Megan Dredla Hoyt as Counsel in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of the Firm’s Dallas office.
“Megan’s significant expertise in trademark matters, coupled with her steadfast dedication to providing excellent client service, make her a great asset to our team and to our clients,” says Jane Politz Brandt, Co-Chair of the Firm’s IP Practice Group.
Hoyt focuses her practice on intellectual property law, including trademark, copyright, and patent infringement, trademark dilution, cybersquatting, trade dress, trade secrets, deceptive trade practices, business torts, and unfair competition. She advises clients on federal and state trademark issues, including assessment of claims and the prosecution of online infringement, and assists clients in their anti-counterfeiting efforts in the United States and abroad. Hoyt also has experience in conducting internal investigations for publicly traded companies and intellectual property audits.
Hoyt received her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2005 and her B.A. in Political Science from Southern Methodist University in 2002. She is actively involved in numerous organizations, including the International Trademark Association, The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court for Intellectual Property Practitioners, and the Dallas Bar Association. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, Hoyt was a Partner at Patton Hoyt LLP.
About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, finance, banking, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, intellectual property, corporate governance, creditors’ rights, real estate, labor, white collar defense, and environmental matters, among others. They are particularly recognized for their depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. The Firm has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2012 and 2013 consecutive editions of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, California, and Michigan, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.