Frances Mackay is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Dallas office. Her practice is focused on intellectual property and technology matters, with an emphasis on patent litigation. She has represented clients in a wide variety of fields, including telecommunications systems and standards, artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer hardware and software, automotive systems, fossil fuel extraction and energy production, medical devices, e-commerce, banking, semiconductor devices, railcar equipment, and cybersecurity. Frances has experience in district court litigation, inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, pre-suit investigations, and has worked directly with inventors to prepare nearly a hundred patent applications.
Prior to attending law school, Frances received a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics for research conducted in the field of computational condensed matter physics.