HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP, a leading law and government relations firm, is pleased to announce that Partners Constance Gall Rhebergen and Albert B. Kimball Jr. have been named to the WIPR Leaders 2017 list by World IP Review. The publication’s research team reviews and vets over 12,000 potential nominees creating a select group of 1,700 individuals worldwide recognized by their peers as the best and the brightest in intellectual property private practice.
Rhebergen, who serves as head of Bracewell’s technology and intellectual property section, has a rich blend of skills honed over years of practice. As a result, she is highly proficient across a range of technologies, including energy, chemical and process applications, mechanical arts, and computer software. Her clients include national oil companies, trademark owners, software developers, and engineering companies among others. As a registered patent attorney, Rhebergen is well placed to counsel and represent business clients in the identification, protection, licensing and transfer of intellectual property assets and in providing patent infringement and validity opinions. Her experience working on behalf of clients spans across the United States, Latin America, Europe, MENA region and beyond. In addition to her practice responsibilities, Rhebergen previously served as a member of the firm’s management committee.
Kimball is a cornerstone of Bracewell’s IP practice. He counsels U.S. and global clients in the acquisition and enforcement of IP rights, principally patents and trademarks. With the firm’s core focus on energy and technology, he provides significant experience in geophysical data analysis and processing, as well as exploration and production having prepared and obtained a substantial number of patents in the oil and gas industry and also computer systems and data processing.
WIPR Leaders, a Newton’s Media publication, is a guide to the leading IP practitioners in the world. Leaders are selected based on their industry knowledge, practice history, notable cases, and additional activities including writing and teaching responsibilities.