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Proprietor, Kinsella Law Group. Outside, and Former, General Counsel, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., Houston, and partner, Duane Morris. Registered patent attorney. Twenty years’ law firm and in-house experience in patent, IP, and general commercial and corporate law. Former adjunct Professor of computer law at South Texas College of Law; author of numerous articles and books about IP law, international law and other topics. More info at

work Experience

Kinsella Law Group
Jan. 1, 2012 - Current

General Counsel, VP-Intellectual Property, Secretary
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.
Jan. 1, 2000 - Jan. 1, 2012

Duane Morris LLP
Jan. 1, 1997 - Jan. 1, 2000

Schnader Harrison LLP
Jan. 1, 1994 - Jan. 1, 1997

Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Jan. 1, 1992 - Jan. 1, 1994

school Education

King's College London—University of London
LL.M - Master of Laws
- 1992
No accolades provided

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
JD - Juris Doctor
- 1991
No accolades provided

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
- 1990
No accolades provided

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
- 1987
No accolades provided

bookmark Awards

LSU Law Alumni Association Scholarship
LSU Law Alumni Association
LSU Alumni Federation Scholarship
LSU Alumni Federation
American Jurisprudence Award (Contracts)
Member, President LSU chapter
Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society)
Member, President LSU chapter
Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering Honor Society)

group Associations

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association
1998 - 2007

import_contacts Published Works

World Online Business Law [Treatise Editor]
Trademark Practice and Forms [Treatise Editor]
Digest of Commercial Laws of the World [Treatise Editor]
The Duty to Defend Advertising Injuries Caused by Junk Faxes: An Analysis of Privacy, Spam, Detection and Blackmail
Whittier Law Review
There's No Such Thing as a Free Patent
International Investment, Political Risk and Dispute Resolution: A Practitioner’s Guide [book]
Online Contract Formation [book]
Impact of Patent Licensing on Patent Litigation and Patent Office Proceedings
The Licensing Journal
The Second Paradox of Blackmail
Business Ethics Quarterly
Under Pfaff, Ready ... Patent ... File: Redefining On-Sale Bar, Creation of ‘Ready For Patenting’ Test
The Legal Intelligencer [Philadelphia]
Knowledge, Calculation, Conflict, and Law: Review of Randy E. Barnett, The Structure of Liberty
Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
Intellectual Property as Assets in the Oil & Gas Industry: What Are Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets, and How Do You Protect Them?
11th Annual Oil & Gas Law Institute, South Texas College of Law
A New Traffic Cop at Intersection of Patents and Financial Inventions
The Legal Intelligencer [Philadelphia]
How to Operate Within the Law: Patents on Medical Procedures
The Legal Intelligencer [Philadelphia]
Taking the Ninth Amendment Seriously: A Review of Calvin R. Massey’s Silent Rights: The Ninth Amendment and the Constitution’s Unenumerated Rights
Hastings Constutional Law Quarterly
Wither Copyright Law? A Roadmap to Recent Changes in Copyright Law
The Legal Intelligencer [Philadelphia]
Law and the Internet: Preserving Your Domain [name]
Pennsylvania Lawyer
An International Framework for the Protection of Investment
Philadelphia Lawyer
Protecting Foreign Investment Under International Law: Legal Aspects of Political Risk [book]
Oceana Publications
Legislation and the Discovery of Law in a Free Society
Journal of Libertarian Studies
A Civil Law to Common Law Dictionary
Louisiana Law Review
Reducing Political Risk in Developing Countries: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Stabilization Clauses, and MIGA & OPIC Investment Insurance
New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law
Protection of Industrial Property: Russian Patent & Intellectual Property Law
Russian Oil & Gas Guide
Smashing the Broken Mirror: The Battle of the Forms, UCC 2-207, and Louisiana’s Improvements
Louisiana Law Review
Political Risk and Petroleum Investment in Russia
Currents: International Trade Law Journal
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