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Kimbley Muller

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Muller is the associate general counsel for Shell Oil Company and he has previously served as senior counsel and manager for trademarks and intellectual property at Shell’s Houston headquarters. 

Muller has spent most of his career working on issues involving trademark, copyright, and intellectual property concerns. He has been president of the International Trademark Association, chair of the IP Section of the State Bar of Texas, and president of the Houston Intellectual Property Association. 

For the last nine years Muller has been an adjunct faculty member at Virginia Tech and an avid supporter of the college’s Intellectual Property Law Program. He currently chairs the Science, Technology, and Law Advisory Board; is a member of the Dean’s Roundtable; and he served on the Houston Regional Committee for the Campaign for Virginia Tech. 

Among his accomplishments, Muller has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Trademark Review in 2013, the President’s Award from the International Trademark Association in 2008, and the Chair Award with the State Bar of Texas in 2004.