Buether Joe & Carpenter Announces Hiring of New Associate Niky Bukovcan
DALLAS (May 17, 2011) – Buether Joe & Carpenter, LLC – an intellectual property and commercial litigation boutique law firm – is pleased to announce that Niknaz F. Bukovcan has joined the firm as an associate. Ms. Bukovcan will work with the other members of the firm primarily representing clients involved in patent infringement litigation.
Ms. Bukovcan has a background in electrical engineering and has extensive experience on power electronics and hybrid electric vehicles. She previously worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Washington State Attorney General’s Office and has litigated numerous trials and appeals. Ms. Bukovcan has also worked with Seed Intellectual Property Law Group, where she prosecuted patents and assisted in intellectual property litigation, and with Intellectual Ventures, where she analyzed and valued patents for licensing and enforcement programs.
Ms. Bukovcan holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and attended law school at the Seattle University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.
“We are thrilled to have Niky as part of our team. She brings a unique combination of practical litigation experience and technical skills to the firm.” says founding partner Chris Joe.
Co-founder Eric Buether added, “Intellectual Ventures, created by former Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Nathan Myhrvold, is one of the world’s premier invention development and patent holding companies. We jumped at the opportunity to bring on an attorney has been trained by one of the best in the business.”
Buether Joe & Carpenter, LLC is an intellectual property and commercial litigation boutique law firm focusing on patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, and unfair competition lawsuits, as well as antitrust, contract and other business disputes for both plaintiffs and defendants. BJC offers clients the expertise of attorneys with decades of experience in handling complex litigation in an effective and efficient manner.