Winstead Welcomes Shareholder Bart Starr


Dallas, July 18, 2013 — Law firm Winstead PC welcomes shareholder and patent attorney Bart A. Starr, previously an equity partner for Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City, Missouri, and an engineer for Flowtronex International & Best Equipment in Dallas, Texas.

Starr is an influential patent attorney with more than 12 years of experience representing clients in patent litigation, trials, and appeals involving a wide range of technologies and products including industrial equipment and machinery, telecommunications, athletic shoes and apparel, consumer products, computer-implemented healthcare solutions, and e-commerce and Internet-based systems and methods,. His background includes assisting clients such as Nike, Sprint Nextel, Newell Rubbermaid, ITT Corporation, Leggett & Platt, Cerner, The Home Depot, and other clients. In 2013 he was named an “Intellectual Property Star” by the publication Managing Intellectual Property.

Starr is a registered Patent Attorney, a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), the past chair of the Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Committee of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and a member of the Nebraska Wesleyan University President’s Board of Advisors. Starr received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where he served as primary notes editor of the Washington University Law Review. He received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University, and a B.S. degree in Physics from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Winstead PC is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. Winstead currently has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; New Orleans, Louisiana and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit

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