Reshaun Finkley

Intellectual Property Prosecution & Litigation

Reshaun is an Attorney in Townsend & Lockett’s Intellectual Property & Litigation Practice Groups. Reshaun focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent infringement, trademark infringement and misappropriation. Reshaun also provides technological advice in support of validity and infringement, and conducts patentability analyses in electrical, mechanical and materials, computer-based technologies, and software areas. As well as counsel clients on clearance, prosecution, false advertising, entertainment, media, online marketing branding, and IP enforcement of trademarks and copyrights, and on domain issues.

Reshaun’s litigation experience includes significant motions practice, legal research and writing, deposition preparation and defense, and settlement negotiations. In addition to his intellectual property litigation and prosecution experience, Reshaun supports Townsend & Lockett’s transactional practice drafting intellectual property assignments and related filings, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements and product development arrangements.

In addition to his intellectual property practice, Reshaun has devoted significant time to pro/low bono matters. Reshaun currently represents indigent clients in a variety of federal criminal proceedings through the Criminal Justice Act.
Prior to law school, Reshaun worked as a statistician for the United States Department of Agriculture. During his time with the Department of Agriculture, Reshaun generated complex statistical models using the SAS and R language to forecast commodity prices.

Reshaun attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he obtained his B.S. in Computer Science. Mr. Finkley earned his M.S. in Statistics at the University of Georgia and his J.D. at Howard University School of Law. Upon completing law school, Reshaun served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sherry Hutchins-Henderson of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • Texas
  • 2011
    • J.D., Howard University School of Law
  • 2006
    • M.S., Statistics, University of Georgia
  • 2004
    • B.S., Computer Science, University of North Carolina — Charlotte

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier
  • Senior Articles Editor of the Howard Law Journal
  • Dallas Bar Association Intellectual Property Section,
  • Young Lawyers Committee, President, 2021, Member, 2018 – present
  • The Honorable Barbara MG Lynn American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2021- present
  • Youth Revive, Board Member 2017-2018
  • Patent Examiner, The United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-2016
  • Mathematical Statistician,  United States Department of Agriculture, 2005-2008

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