Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Vishal H. Patel has been named to the Lawyers of Color Second Annual Hot List for the Southwest Region, a prestigious list of early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession.
Patel is an Associate in Thompson & Knight’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Firm’s Dallas office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, primarily in the areas of software, electrical, mechanical, and semiconductor technologies. He has represented clients in a variety of federal district courts, as well as before the International Trade Commission in all aspects of patent litigation. Patel has been selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2013 and 2014).
The Hot List honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee reviewed nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues. Honorees were also chosen based on the selection committee’s research of attorneys with noteworthy accomplishments, giving special attention to candidates who are active in diversity pipeline initiatives.
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