Darryl E. Scott - Attorney
A native Texan, Mr. Scott grew up in La Porte, Texas, and now resides in Houston, Texas. He graduated from the University of Houston - Central with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology and with a minor in Information Technology. Mr. Scott went on to earn his Doctoral degree from South Texas College of Law- Houston, where he received recognition by competing in mock trial competitions across the country with the highest-ranked advocacy college in the nation.
He has over 20 years of professional IT strategy and transformation experience and is currently registered to file and prosecute patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Scott is also an Associate Judge with the Houston Municipal Court and a former arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.
Mr. Scott has extensive trial experience in multiple areas of the law including employment discrimination, personal injury, criminal, and family law matters. His wealth of knowledge in complex contract negotiation and business development enables him to provide consultation to fellow attorneys regarding the use of technology as it applies to changes in the law and your law practice.
After many years of specialized training and practice in intellectual property law, he's crafted a passion-driven practice utilizing his engineering, technology, and litigation skills to empower and protect the intellectual property rights of his clients.
JoAnna Luna - Attorney
JoAnna Luna focuses her legal practice on technology and licensing transactions, information security, trademarks, and international IP protection.
JoAnna served on AIPPI’s Standing Committee on IT and the Internet from 2014 to 2017. She is a Barrister member of the Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court and ChIPs, an international organization dedicating to advancing women in IP.
JoAnna was the sole IP attorney for the American Bureau of Shipping, a global leader in providing classification services for the marine and offshore industry, where JoAnna spent almost ten years handling complex commercial and technology-related matters and managing the IP portfolio. She began her career at the law firm Claro & Cia in Santiago, Chile. While at Claro, she published papers with AmCham Chile and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and gained significant experience in national-phase patent and trademark prosecutions, trademark litigation, and domain name dispute resolution, as well as complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
JoAnna holds a B.A. in International Studies and French from Baylor University and graduated from South Texas College of Law in 2010, where she was Editor-in-Chief of Currents: The International Trade Law Journal. She earned dual LL.M. in international law from Universidad de Chile and Ruprecht-Karls Universitat Heidelberg in 2012, thanks to the Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship Program. JoAnna serves as an adjunct professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, teaching Information Security and the Law.
Taylor Wilson - Legal Assistant
Taylor Wilson is a native of La Porte, Texas and graduated from La Porte High School. After graduating, Ms. Wilson attended the University of Houston - Central where she received a Bachelor of Science in Education.
Before joining our team, Mr. Wilson served as an Academic Advisor for the University of Houston and then proceeded to provide her skills as a para professional at College Park Elementary.
Ms. Wilson is currently a clerk with the City of Houston Municipal Courts while also serving as our legal assistant and marketing manager.