Workman Nydegger is pleased to announce the election of Kirk Coombs to the Board of Directors. Kirk will also serve as the chair of the WN Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.
Bringing more than ten years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution, Kirk has a diverse background in software and computer engineering. Kirk also understands the specific needs of international patent preparation. With past experience as a Linux Support Engineer and a deep personal interest in technology, clients appreciate his deep knowledge in hardware systems, cloud computing technologies, programming, systems architecture, and web technologies, among others. Kirk is an advocate for diversity in his field and is involved in diversity-forward directives with the State Bar and at Workman Nydegger.
Workman Nydegger specializes in intellectual property law and litigation. The firm represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, litigation and prosecution, unfair competition and related licensing matters, and possesses expertise in a diverse range of technologies, including computer systems, software, e-commerce and information technology; electronics and electrical engineering; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, and medical and life science technologies; physics and optics; mechanics and mechanical engineering; and alternative energy.