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Dallas-Based Carrington Coleman Adds Patent Law, Estate Planning Attorneys

By on June 10, 2017 in Announcements

Intellectual property attorney Seth Horwitz and estate planning and probate attorney Catherine Bright Haws have joined the Dallas office of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, as of counsel.

“Seth and Catherine are talented lawyers who embrace the high standards that clients expect from our firm,” said Carrington Coleman Managing Partner Bruce Collins. “Each brings an impressive understanding of the needs of their clients in their individual practice areas.”

In a news release, the firm said Horwitz’s experience in patent preparation and prosecution bolsters the firm’s formidable intellectual property and technology law practice. His work includes patent portfolio management; inter partes review (IPR); trademark registration and opposition; copyright licensing and enforcement; domain name arbitration; and identity theft, privacy and publicity rights matters. A registered patent attorney, his work encompasses a variety of technologies including:

· Network architectures
· Software as a service (SaaS)
· Semiconductor lithography and device architectures
· Optics
· Security Systems
· Image compression and processing
· Industrial machines
· Firearms

A 1998 graduate of Rice University with degrees in electrical engineering and math, and a 2001 graduate of Columbia University School of Law, Horwitz joins Carrington Coleman from the Dallas office of Glast, Phillips & Murray, PC.

Board certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Haws is an advisor to clients on estate planning and probate matters, including:

· Will and trust agreement preparation
· Planning for a potential mental incapacity
· Probate and estate administration
· Family business formation and succession
· Fiduciary litigation
· Estate, gift and generation-skipping tax planning

A 2001 graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, Haws joins the firm from Key Harrington Barnes, PC.

Carrington Coleman is a 47-year-old Dallas-based law firm focused on litigation and transactional services in the real estate, oil and gas, securities, construction, information technology, professional services, health care industries, and family law, among others. The firm also represents public entities and provides counsel in the areas of corporate transactions, corporate governance, banking, bankruptcy/restructuring, intellectual property, employment, and estate planning. Learn more about the firm at