Prior BigLaw and In-House Experience
- Texas Instruments
- Dunlap Codding
- University of Oklahoma, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Option
- Oklahoma City University, J.D.
- Oklahoma City University, MBA – Delta Mu Delta National
- Admitted to practice law in Texas
- Admitted to practice law in Oklahoma
- Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Intellectual Property, Patents and Trademarks
- Outsourced General Counsel
- Legal Department Overview
- Contract Drafting, Review and Negotiation
- Business, Corporate, M&A
Mirna Abyad is a highly accomplished and analytical senior intellectual property attorney with an MBA and extensive experience in corporate patents, IP licensing, new business development, negotiations, and C-suite counseling.
Prior to joining the firm, Mirna was an in-house Senior Counsel at Texas Instruments. For the past 10 years, she has expertly counseled clients, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, on diverse IP matters to secure patents, perform strategic intellectual property planning and intellectual property audits. Mirna has prepared and successfully prosecuted numerous patents in such diverse areas as wireless telecommunications, video and audio processing, integrated circuits, computer software and hardware, fiber optics and mechanical technology. She has extensive experience in preparing patent portfolios and supporting technology-based companies seeking to develop strategic patenting initiatives.
In addition, Mirna has eight years of hardware and software engineering experience with companies such as National Weather Service (NOAA), Motorola Inc. and Nielsen Media Research, in projects related to system design and software development.
Mirna’s passion for life, family and friends is also reflected in her commitment and zealous representation of each of her clients. Mirna supports clients as a trusted advisor to their business. As a business professional, she believes that her success hinges on her clients’ success. Mirna’s entrepreneurial nature, extensive legal experience and strong technical background are the key to her achievements and lay the foundation for efficaciously representing every client.
Mirna very much enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys traveling, spinning, yoga, reading, dancing and listening to all types of music.
Mirna believes in living a full life by working hard and playing hard… and she practices doing so on daily basis.