Cami Boyd, Attorney
Attorney and Intellectual Property Practice Chair
Dallas, Texas
Direct: 214-615-4147
Email: cboyd@musgrovelaw.com

CLIENT SERVICE PHILOSOPHY

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Cami Boyd has been practicing law since 1993. Ms. Boyd is an intellectual property and business attorney. Ms. Boyd’s intellectual property practice is extensive and encompasses trademark law, trademark clearance, registration and portfolio management and enforcement, copyright law, copyright registration, management and enforcement, patents, trade secrets, trade dress, licensing, e-commerce, internet and social media law, cybersecurity and data protection and management, domain name disputes, national and global licensing of trademarks and other intellectual property assets and intellectual property litigation. Ms. Boyd’s business law practice includes general corporate and business law matters, business formation and funding, general and local counsel representation, mergers and acquisitions, and start-up business representation.

Ms. Boyd has considerable experience representing clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the World Intellectual Property Organization, and routinely prosecutes and defends trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, and appeals, both foreign and domestic, and UDRP proceedings. 

Ms. Boyd represents clients in United States State and Federal Courts in connection with a wide variety of Intellectual Property and Business disputes including: trademark and copyright infringement, patent infringement, counterfeiting, dilution, contract and business disputes, employee/contractor disputes, unfair competition, trade dress infringement, and trade secret misappropriation.

PRACTICE AREAS

Intellectual Property
   Trademark law
   Copyright law
   Patent law
   Licensing
   Trade Secrets
   Trade Dress
   Unfair Competition
   Intellectual Property Litigation
   IP Audits, Due Diligence
   Internet/Social Media Law
   Privacy
   Online Piracy
   Advertising
   Technology
   Music
   Film/Television
   Celebrity Endorsements

Corporate/Business
   Business Formation
   General Corporate and Business Law
   Mergers and Acquisitions
   General Counsel representation
   Start-Up Business Representation
   Venture Capital/Private Equity Representation
   Local Counsel Representation
   Employee and Independent Contractor Matters

CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Representation of clients in the development and implementation of marketing and branding strategies and programs, domestic and foreign

Evaluation, clearance and screening of potential trademarks, service marks, design marks, tag lines and trade names, domestic and foreign

Prosecution, registration, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks and service marks in the United States and major industrial/commercial countries around the world

Copyright registration and enforcement

Patent prosecution, licensing and enforcement

Development and implementation of strategies to police and safeguard clients’ intellectual property interests

Seizure, impoundment and destruction of infringing and counterfeit products in cooperation with United States Customs and Border Protection

Negotiation, transfer and license of intellectual property rights and interests, including use of name and likeness in advertising materials

Evaluation, registration and renewal of domain names and management of domain name portfolios

Intellectual property audits and due diligence in connection with business transactions, acquisitions and mergers

Representation of international mobile device and smartphone manufacturer with regard to branding and advertising matters

Representation of film production company and negotiation of film production and distribution agreements, including Video-On-Demand, Netflix, and other third party distribution contracts

Representation of international product manufacturer with regard to trademark, copyright and patent matters

Representation of internet content broadcasting company

Representation of toy manufacturer in connection with US and foreign trademark, copyright and patent matters

Management, prosecution, defense and resolution of Internet domain name disputes and UDRP Proceedings

Negotiation, drafting, and preparation of web site development and hosting agreements and website usage and privacy policies

Intellectual property audits and IP due diligence

Management and maintenance of client intellectual property portfolios

Business entity formation, management and corporate practices

Employment and independent contractor agreements and transactions

Employee Handbooks and Employee Agreements pertaining to confidential company information, research and development and internet and social media usage

E-Commerce business formation and strategy

COURT ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of Texas, 1993
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Southern Methodist University, 1990
JD, Syracuse University, 1993

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Texas Music Project, Past Chairman of the Board
Junior Achievement of Dallas, Past Board Director

HONORS & AWARDS

Texas Rising Star (2004, 2005, and 2006)
Texas Rising Stars is a recognition published in Super Lawyers, A Thomson Reuters Service.
Top Lawyers in Texas, 2013, 2015, 2016

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS


State Bar of Texas
   Intellectual Property Law Section
   Entertainment Law Section
   American Bar Association
   Intellectual Property Law Section
   Litigation Section
   Science & Technology Law Section
   Dallas Bar Association

Corporate Counsel Section
   Intellectual Property Law Section
   Solo & Small Firm
   Sports & Entertainment Law Section
   Dallas Bar Foundation – Fellow
   International Trademark Association (INTA)
   Association for Corporate Growth, DFW Chapter

Not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.