Deborah Bouchoux

Deborah Bouchoux B.A., San Diego State University, magna cum laude; J.D., University of Santa Clara School of Law, summa cum laude. Admitted before District of Columbia Court of Appeals and United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Member, District of Columbia Bar Association (active) and the State Bar of California (inactive).

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Ms. Bouchoux is a licensed attorney who was engaged in private practice for more than twenty- five years, specializing in corporate and intellectual property law. She also served for four years as in-house counsel for a high-tech company in northern Virginia. Additionally, Ms. Bouchoux has more than twenty-five years of experience in legal education. She has taught at various universities, including the University of San Diego and The George Washington University and has been an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University for more than twenty years. She is the author of the following books and writings: Business Organizations Law in Focus; Fundamentals of Business Organizations for Paralegals; Business Organizations for Paralegals; Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets; Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property; Concise Guide to Legal Research and Writing, Legal Research Explained; The Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers; and several other textbooks adopted by universities across the nation. Ms. Bouchoux has spoken on a variety of legal topics at private law firms, Fortune 500 companies, for the National Capital Area Paralegal Association, and various government agencies and independent organizations, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Financial Institution Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”), and the U.S. Tax Court.