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Franklin, Talcott J. 1965–

Franklin, Talcott J. 1965–

PERSONAL: Born July 22, 1965, in Oakland, CA; son of Robert J. and Elene M. Franklin; married Jennifer Thomason (an attorney), April 27, 1996; children: Ava K. Education: University of Washington, Seattle, B.A., 1988, M.A., 1992; Washington and Lee University, J.D. (magna cum laude), 1995.

ADDRESSES: Office—Patton Boggs, 2001 Ross Ave., Ste. 3000, Dallas, TX 75201. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Patton Boggs, Dallas, TX, trial lawyer, intellectual property attorney, and creator of strategic intellectual property programs. American Airlines, Inc., intellectual property counsel; Susman Godfrey, trial lawyer; Department of Health and Social Services Division of Juvenile Rehabilitation, North Bend, WA, juvenile rehabilitation counselor in maximum security unit. State Bar of Texas, member of Pro Bono College, 2000–. University of Washington, Seattle, former instructor in sociology and statistics; public speaker; guest on media programs. Journal on Firearms and Public Policy, associate editor, 1991–92; Washington and Lee Law Review, staff writer, 1993–94, editor-in-chief, 1994–95; South Carolina Lawyer, articles editor, 1998–99.

MEMBER: Dallas Bar Association (cochair of pro bono activities committee, 2002), Order of the Coif.

AWARDS, HONORS: Award for the indigent, Volunteer Lawyers Program, Mecklenburg County Bar Association, 1997; E. Randolph Williams Award for outstanding pro bono service, Hunton & Williams, 1997–98, 1998–99, for outstanding pro bono service.


Protecting the Brand: A Concise Guide to Promoting, Maintaining, and Protecting a Company's Most Valuable Asset, Barricade Books (Fort Lee, NJ), 2003.

Contributor to professional journals, including Corporate Logo, Journal of the Legal Profession, and Network Marketing Business Journal.



Booklist, October 15, 2003, Barbara Jacobs, review of Protecting the Brand: A Concise Guide to Promoting, Maintaining, and Protecting a Company's Most Valuable Asset, p. 368.

Library Journal, December, 2003, Carol J. Elsen, review of Protecting the Brand, p. 133.

Publishers Weekly, September 15, 2003, review of Protecting the Brand, p. 54.

Statesman-Journal (Salem, OR), January 25, 2004, Dan Hays, review of Protecting the Brand.

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