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Phone Number:   (972) 661-5114
Fax :  (972) 661-5691

Areas of Practice: Business Enterprises and Securities;  Trademarks and Copyrights;  Franchise and Distribution Law; Advertising, Social Media, Promotions, Contests, and Sweepstakes; Software Licensing and SaaS Agreements

Associate Counsel practicing in a variety of areas related to the protection of intellectual property, business transactions and securities, commercial and residential real estate, labor and employment, advertising and sweepstakes, franchising, software and technology licensing, and data privacy.  Sophilia assists clients with all aspects of brand development, from the selection of a strong trademark to the enforcement of intellectual property rights.  She supports clients as they grow their business internationally through the management of their global trademark portfolios and provides assistance in the negotiation of transnational agreements. 

Education

Juris Doctor – Baylor Law School
Bachelor of Business Administration – McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

Professional History

Admitted to Texas Bar – 2012

Professional Affiliations

Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, North Dallas Bar Association 
Member, Dallas Bar Association 
Member, Dallas Asian American Bar Association 
Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Member, American Bar Association 
Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Member, DFW Women in IP

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Co-Author, “What is Protectable in a Franchise System”, 35, No.2 FRANCHISE L.J. 623 (2016)
Co-Author, “Going Global: A Legal Primer for Innovation and Knowledge Based Companies”, XX, No. 2 CURRENTS: INT’L TRADE L.J..3 (2012)
Speaker, “Software Licensing and SaaS Agreements”, National Business Institute, Live Webcast (Nov. 2016)
Speaker, “Oh the Places You’ll Go:  Exploring Career Paths for IP Lawyers”, Dallas Bar Association-IP Law Section New Lawyers Committee, Moderator (Oct. 2016)
Speaker, “Cybersecurity & Data Breach Strategies”, North Dallas Bar Association (Oct. 2016)
Speaker, “Franchising  Law:  Do You Know What You Are Doing?”,  The Knowledge Group, Live Webcast (June 2016)
Speaker, “Building a Data Breach Response Plan: Practical Solutions You Can Implement Today”, Dallas Bar Association-Computer Law Section (Jan. 2016)