Attorney & Founder
Brenda L. Speer, LLC, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Solo practice in the areas of intellectual property (patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret), arts and entertainment, general business, real estate and wills.
October 2004 – Present

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Part-time lecturer in the Bachelor of Innovation program in the subjects of patent and business law.
August 2016 – Present

General Counsel
FrontRange Solutions, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado
International software company with more than $80 million in gross revenues and 400 employees; Maker of the award-winning software programs, HEAT® and GoldMine®.
June 2003 – June 2004

Technology Licensing Specialist
MCI WorldCom, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado
International telecommunications company with more than $25 billion in gross revenues and 58,000 employees.
June 2000 – June 2003

Denver Career College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Part-time instructor in the paralegal program in the subjects of Intellectual Property Law, Legal Research and Ethics.
September 1999 - December 2000

General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer
Arlun Floor Coverings, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado
Flooring subcontracting firm with $26+ million gross revenues and 100+ employees.
June 1998 – June 1999

Braden, Frindt & Stinar LLC, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Intellectual property law solo practice was merged with this 8 attorney general practice law firm.
March 1997 – April 1998

Solo Practitioner
Law Office of Brenda L. Speer, P.C., Silverthorne, Colorado, & Colorado Springs, Colorado
Solo practice encompassed intellectual property law and related matters, general business, corporate and real estate law.
July 1993 – February 1997

Reid & Priest, Washington, DC
Practiced with the intellectual property law department of this 200+ attorney law firm headquartered in New York, New York.
June 1992 – June 1993

Sheridan & Ross, Denver, Colorado
Practiced intellectual property law with this 25+ attorney firm specializing in patent, trademark and copyright law.
January 1990 – September 1991

Coors Biotech, Golden, Colorado
A subsidiary (now defunct) of Coors Brewing Company specializing in agricultural biotechnology.
June 1989 – December 1989