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Founder and Principal Member
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Dallas Martin is an attorney with over thirty-five years of legal and business experience. Dallas' legal career has followed two paths: in-house general counsel work and intellectual property management. He has served as general counsel and created intellectual property management programs for organizations ranging from high-tech startups to large, publicly-traded companies.  He has a successful track record in senior business leadership roles helping early stage companies achieve stability and aggressive growth.


Dallas is a seasoned advisor in general corporate legal matters including company formation and governance, contract drafting, dispute resolution, software/SaaS licensing, complex business arrangements, intellectual property creation, protection, management and enforcement, company policies and procedures, and human resources/hiring practices. Dallas has extensive experience in the legal and contract issues involved in the computer hardware and software, financial services, telecommunications, e-commerce, energy and power generation, and contract R&D industries. 

Also, intellectual property programs he created and managed have generated over 5,000 patents and over $200 million in deal value. For his pioneering work in the IP field, Mr. Martin was selected for inclusion in Intellectual Asset Management Magazine’s “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists.”



Dallas has served as general counsel/sole in-house attorney for the following great startup companies, either full-time or fractionally:

iRunway, Inc.

SwitchPoint Networks, Inc.

Open Range Communications, LLC

Versa Power Systems

Precision Visuals, Inc.

MicroBilt Corporation

VIPS, Inc.


Dallas also created and led intellectual property (patent/trademark/copyright/trade secret) management and monetization programs for the following innovative companies:

First Data Corporation/Western Union

Level 3 Communications, LLC (now CenturyLink)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

US WEST Advanced Technologies, Inc. (now CenturyLink)


Juris Doctorate, University of Kansas School of Law

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy (with distinction and honors), University of Kansas 


U.S. Supreme Court, Colorado, U.S. District Court of Colorado.

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