Mackenzie Martin co-leads the Firm's Global Patent Practice and is a member of the Firm's North American Intellectual Property & Technology and North American Trial Team Steering Committees. She focuses on intellectual property litigation, counseling, licensing, and portfolio strategy matters. She has significant experience in patent and trade secret litigation actions in federal district courts, before the US International Trade Commission, and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Mackenzie was named as one of the "Lawyers on the Rise" by Texas Lawyer in 2016, was given the Rising Star Award for IP at Euromoney's 2017 Americas Women in Business Law Awards, and was selected as a Rising Star for intellectual property litigation in Super Lawyers in 2017 to 2021. Mackenzie's practice focuses on litigating complex patent infringement and other intellectual property disputes. She also handles administrative hearings and trials before the ITC and USPTO. Mackenzie also prepares and prosecutes patents, advises clients regarding freedom-to-operate decisions, and provides infringement and invalidity opinions and advice. Mackenzie also has significant cross border litigation experience relating to standards essential patents and FRAND issues. Mackenzie is an electrical engineer and has experience in a variety of technical fields, including software, networks, communication systems, integrated circuits, semiconductor devices, computer memory technology, optics, stereographics, LEDs, solar cells, medical devices, financial systems, cloud computing, and display technology.