Michael K. Kelly Appointed to Teen Addiction Anonymous’ Board of Directors

9.24.15

PHOENIX, Ariz. (September 24, 2015) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Michael K. Kelly has been appointed to Teen Addiction Anonymous’ Board of Directors.

“Teen AA and their MPOWRD Leadership program provides a safe space for our teens to take control of their lives, and to be ambassadors for other teens in need,” stated Kelly, Chair of Jennings, Strouss & Salmon’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. “It is a privilege to witness their journey.”

Teen Addiction Anonymous (Teen AA) was established to help educate the youth about personal empowerment, addictive behavior, steps for healing, recovery, and leadership. The Board of Directors’ mission is to help educate and empower teens to overcome their addictive behavior through the support of their Teen AA 12 step program.

Kelly has over twenty-seven years of experience in all areas of intellectual property, including the procurement, enforcement, and defense of patents; trademarks, copyrights, and all aspects of trade secrets and unfair competition; international dispute resolution; Internet and new media; and related mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and IP asset acquisitions. He is intimately familiar with the rules and procedures of U.S. patent and trademark prosecution, as well as the evolving protocols in Europe and Asia.

Kelly’s intellectual property transactional and litigation experience extends to a wide-range of areas and industries, including encryption, cybersecurity, medical imaging, software architecture, data cache and database systems, microprocessors, optics, semiconductor processing and wafer fabrication technologies, cloud computing, advanced weapons systems, medical devices, supersonic aircraft design, automotive systems, business methods, avionics, credit and financial services, mobile devices, smart phone applications, and consumer electronics.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
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