Jackson Walker proudly congratulates Houston partner Leisa Talbert Peschel on her election as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Established in 1952, the American Bar Foundation is a nonprofit, independent research institute that serves the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law. The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.
Leisa is a patent litigator focused on complex technologies in the biotech, chemical, oilfield services, and computer industries. In addition to her litigation experience, Leisa maintains an active transactional practice counseling clients on obtaining, enforcing, and licensing intellectual property. She frequently writes about and speaks on intellectual property law topics relating to corporate patent policies, Supreme Court IP cases, patent infringement defenses (including section 101 and 112 defenses), licensing, patent damages, indemnification, patent reform, concurrent district court litigation and post-grant review proceedings, standing, e-discovery, the intersection of science and the law, and design patent infringement.
Outside of her practice, Leisa chairs the State Bar of Texas Intellectual Property Law Section and is a member of the Nancy F. Atlas Houston Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.