Donna M. Haynes

Of Counsel
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Offices Houston
Phone 713.588.7012
Fax 713.588.7067

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Bar & Court Admissions

Donna is of counsel in the Vorys Houston office and a member of the technology and intellectual property group. She focuses her practice on the preparation and prosecution of patents.  She also advises clients on transactional patent and trademark matters.  In addition, she has provided counsel related to freedom to operate, patent validity, infringement analysis and due diligence for protecting developing business prospects.

Career highlights include:

Donna received her J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and Order of the Barons, and received the University of Houston Institution of Intellectual Property and Informational Law Award for Distinguished Accomplishment. She also served as chief articles editor for The Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy. She received her Advanced Certificate in Biomedical Quality Systems from San Diego State University and her B.S. in Biology, Focus in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Texas at Austin, university honors.

Prior to attending law school, Donna worked in the biomedical and biotechnological industries.

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