Vlada Wendel

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 214 855 7485
United States
T:+1 214 855 7485
Vlada Wendel

Vlada Wendel

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Vlada’s practice focuses on technology matters with an emphasis on patent litigation. She has represented large technology companies in federal district courts and in front of the US International Trade Commission (ITC). She has comprehensive experience developing strong non-infringement and invalidity arguments, writing successful dispositive motions and working closely with expert witnesses on expert reports. She also has experience with prepping witnesses and has second chaired both expert and fact witness depositions.

Prior to law school, Vlada spent over half a decade working in the industrial automation industry and has considerable experience with manufacturing, eCommerce platforms and software and hardware solutions. She has worked with clients across various sectors, including automotive, life sciences, entertainment, semiconductor, food and beverage, metal processing and oil and gas.

Outside of work, Vlada holds several active roles in the legal community, including serving as a co-chair of the New Lawyers Committee for the Intellectual Property Section for the State Bar of Texas and as a co-chair for the Events Committee for The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court. Last year, she was a co-speaker on legal ethics at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting in May of 2023.

Professional experience

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  • JD, cum laude, Southern Methodist University, 2022
    • International Law Review Association, Case Note and Comment Editor
    • Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition
  • BS, cum laude, Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University, 2013
    • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Texas State Bar
  • US Patent and Trademark Attorney
  • Zayd Alathari, Zachary Wegmann and Vlada Wendel, Intellectual Property and the Renewable Energy Transition: Five Critical IP Issues, 23-6 Pratt's Energy Law Report 209 (2023).
  • "A Festival of the Ethical: How to Make Sure You're Invited," State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, May 23, 2023.
  • State Bar of Texas, Intellectual Property Section, Member 2022 - Present
    • Chair of the New Lawyers Committee of the Intellectual Property Section, 2023 - Present
  • The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, Pupil, 2021 - 2022, Associate 2023 - Present
    • Co-Chair for the Events Committee at the Lynn Inn, 2023 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
    • Dallas Women Lawyers Association's Leadership Class, 2021
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Russian