Darlene Barron is an associate in Gunster’s Intellectual Property Litigation and Real Property practice groups. Darlene is a registered patent attorney, and works on Intellectual Property Litigation matters for a number of the firm’s clients, including pharmaceutical companies, DAS providers, software developers, trademark owners, copyright owners, licensees of software and patent holders, particularly with respect to their trademark, copyright and patent infringement disputes.

In addition, Darlene works on a variety of real estate matters for the firm’s clients, including industrial, mixed and land use projects. Darlene has also advised on matters for land developers, national and local banks, construction firms and power generation providers.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Darlene worked with corporate clients in the telecommunications industry for over a decade. As a strategic account manager with AT&T/Teleport Communications Group, Darlene served AT&T’s major account teams to deliver SONET Ring disaster recovery solutions to AT&T major and global accounts. In these positions, Darlene interacted with corporate counsel in structuring agent and end user agreements. She also advised clients in filing complaints with the Public Service Commission.

Darlene’s technical and business background, coupled with her analytical experience, help her to serve clients on intellectual property disputes and real property matters.

  • Nova Law Review, 2011-13
  • High Grade Awards: Banking Law; Corporate Finance; Criminal Procedure; Wills & Trusts; Civil Pre-Trial Practice; Business Entities
  • Merit scholarship recipient: Corning Foundation; Ferro Corporation; Admission Committee, Shepard Broad Law Center, NSU
  • Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
  • Keramos, National Ceramic Engineering Honor Fraternity
  • “Enforcement of Arbitration Clauses Against Non-Signatories,” co-authored with Edward A. Marod, American Bar Association, 2016
  • “A Look at the Proposed Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011: Where is Smart Grid Technology and How Does Inevitable Discovery Apply?,” 36 Nova L. Rev. 521, 2012
  • Broward County Bar Association
    • Probate & Trust Law Section
    • Trial Practice Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
    • Litigation Section
  • American Ceramic Society, student chapter, 1988-91

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