Mr. Karpuk is an Associate attorney focusing his practice on corporate and securities law, intellectual property law, government relations and energy law.
Mr. Karpuk works with both public and private companies on a broad range of issues including private placements, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and government affairs.
Mr. Karpuk's intellectual property practice focuses on trademark registration and protection, protection of copyrightable works, technology license agreements, inventor agreements, and non-disclosure and non-compete agreements. He has experience working with a variety of clients ranging from a state university to emerging life-science companies.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Karpuk held several positions, including Regional Representative, during his nine year tenure with U.S. Senator Jon Kyl. While attending law school, Mr. Karpuk was part of the in-house legal department at ING Americas U.S. Legal Services/ING Funds.
Pro-Bono General Counsel, Board of Directors of the FBI Phoenix Citizens' Academy Alumni Association (2007-present)
Member, Men's Art Council, Phoenix Art Museum (2007-present)
Member, ASU College of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors (2014-present)
Member, ASU College of Law Dean's Ambassador Program (2011-present)
Former Teacher, Junior Achievement
Former Member, West Valley Think Tank on Education
Articles and Publications
Presenter, “Cybersecurity and Data Protection,” CLE in the Gardens: Cultivating Best Practices in Intellectual Property Law, State Bar of Arizona (2015)
Presenter, Cybersecurity Landscape: A Legal Perspective (2014)
Presenter, “Corporate Branding, Endorsement, and Licensing Issues Involving the Sports and Entertainment Industry,” Association of Corporate Counsel – Arizona Chapter (2013)
Presenter, "Corporate Branding:Development & Commercialization Seminar" (2012)
Member, International Trademark Association (2008-present)
State Bar of Arizona
Intellectual Property Section, Member, 2008-present
Admitted to Practice
- U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2007
J.D., Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2007
Arizona State Law Journal, Note and Comment Editor
First Amendment Moot Court Team, Member
Order of the Barristers
B.S., Arizona State University, Political Science, 1998