HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Sutton, Bob McAughan, and Jeff Andrews were named as founding members of the newly-formed Houston Intellectual Property American Inn of Court. Mike Sutton was named as a Master of the Bench, Bob McAughan as a Barrister, and Jeff Andrews as an Associate. The mission of the American Inns of Court® is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills.
Al Deaver, the managing partner, had this to say about these partners being named to the American Inns of Court®: "We are all very pleased that Mike, Bob, and Jeff have received this recognition of our overall experience, efficiency and effectiveness. Our firm has tremendous talent and is dedicated to achieving the best possible results for our clients."
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Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC is a team of internationally-experienced, efficient, and effective intellectual property lawyers. We have over a century of combined experience pursuing our clients' best interests from the courtroom to the boardroom, and have successfully obtained, evaluated, enforced, and challenged IP rights throughout the United States and around the world for our clients. Our long history of successful case settlements, verdicts, and judgments speaks for itself. Our effectiveness is reflected in the results our lawyers have achieved for our clients, including Baker Hughes Incorporated, Core Laboratories, Inc., ION Geophysical Corp., Emerson Electric Co., United Airlines, Inc. (previously Continental Airlines), General Electric Company, Riviana Foods (a subsidiary of Ebra Foods, S.A.), Royal Dutch Shell, PLC, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas United Chemical Co., Imperial Sugar Company, Labyrinth Bio, Inc., R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc., Tribocor Technologies, Lufkin Industries and many others. Our highly-skilled and experienced staff focuses on achieving our clients' business objectives with the most efficient, effective, and timely IP solutions possible.
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