Dyan M. House practices in the area of intellectual property. She advises clients in a variety of industries, including restaurants, financial services, retail, consumer products, technology and oil and gas. Her domestic and international experience encompasses all facets of trademark counseling and prosecution as well as licensing, privacy and copyright.
Dyan's practice centers on international and domestic brand protection. She routinely represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She drafts and negotiates co-existence and license agreements domestically and abroad. Dyan has represented numerous clients before the United States Patent Trademark Office, including in many opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- International Trademark Association (INTA) - Member of Law Firm Committee, Co-chair in Dallas Regional Competition (Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition Project Team)
- American Bar Association
- Dallas Bar Foundation
- Dallas Bar Association
- Texas Bar Foundation
- DFW Women in IP
- Attorneys Serving the Community
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit~United States (2013)
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas~United States (2012)
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas~United States (2008)
- Texas~United States (2002)
- Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law (J.D.) (2002)
- University of Notre Dame (M.A.) (1998)
- University of Texas at Austin (B.A. B.A.A.) (1996)
Publications & Presentations
- Speaker, “Best Practices for Creating and Implementing an Effective Anti-Counterfeiting Program,” USPTO Anti-Counterfeiting and The Global Marketplace, August 2017
- Moderator, “#tminfringement #orisit? Hashtags as Trademarks,” National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, November 2016
- Speaker, "Brand and Content Protection," Apple Briefing Room, April 2016
- Speaker, "Trademark Law Update," The Center for American and International Law, November 2015
- Speaker, "Copyright and Trademark Primer," TexasBarCLE Webcast, April 2015
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