Baton Rouge area
Drew Patty and Mary Drabnis, members in McGlinchey Stafford’s Baton Rouge office, have been appointed to leadership positions in the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Patty has been named chair of the chemical practice committee and Drabnis as chair of the patent cooperation treaty issues committee for two-year terms after serving two-year terms as vice chairs of the committees.
Patty chairs McGlinchey’s intellectual property practice group and has 25 years of experience in the practice of patent, trademark, and copyright law and litigation. He is a graduate of Tulane University and the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Drabnis has 20 years of experience as a patent attorney. She graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelor’s degree, earned her doctorate in chemistry from the University of Southern California and obtained her law degree from LSU while practicing as a patent agent.