Matt Wilmot is an intellectual property attorney focusing his practice on advising business clients on identifying, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property assets.
advises clients on trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, trade secret, copyright, domain name issues and litigation of complex intellectual property matters.
practice focuses on searching, clearing and negotiating trademarks, the development and maintenance of trademark portfolios, drafting and negotiating intellectual property licensing and other IP-focused agreements, copyright and trademark counseling, and the enforcement of intellectual property rights in federal and state courts.
Kara Backus has joined Lane Powell
as an attorney in the employee benefits practice group, where she
will focus her
practice on employee benefits and executive compensation.
has experience with employee benefit plans under both the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA, including plan design and drafting, compliance with new and existing laws and regulations, and interacting with governmental agencies (IRS and DOL) on behalf of clients.
She previously worked as an attorney at Jones Day in its Los Angeles office.