TX / Dallas

Juanita Deloach

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP - Dallas
2121 N. Pearl Street, Suite 700 
Dallas , TX 75201


Juanita advises on a variety of matters, with a focus on safeguarding and protecting IP rights through trademarks and patents, patent and trade secret litigation, and inter partes review proceedings. In addition, she is skilled in performing IP due diligence for litigation funding transactions.

Juanita also is a member of the team assisting the Special Compliance Coordinator appointed by the U.S. Department of Commerce to monitor, assess and report on the U.S. export control compliance of Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, of Shenzhen, China, and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd. of Hi-New Shenzhen, China (collectively, ZTE).

Juanita provides technical assistance and legal counsel for various technologies, including LED technologies, semiconductor fabrication, integrated circuits, mobile phones, optical switches, angioplasty technologies and financial services. She is best known for her intelligence when it comes to understanding new technologies and applying the law accordingly.

Notably, Juanita worked as a process engineer at Texas Instruments before becoming a lawyer. Juanita’s frontline experience as an engineer allows her to understand client challenges from their distinct perspective, an advantage to those she serves across many technological disciplines.

Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Juanita worked as an associate at Dentons US LLP and Jones Day. She also served as a judicial law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in 2017.

Professional and Community Involvement

Member, Texas Bar College

Member, Network of Empowered Women (NEW) Roundtable

Member, J.L. Turner Legal Association

Lifetime member, National Society of Black Engineers

Member, State Bar of Texas’ IP Law Section Women and Minority Scholarship Diversity Committee

Board member, Girls Embracing Mothers (GEM), Inc.

Board member, Dallas Summer Musicals Associate Producers

Member, Texas Women’s Foundation, The XIX Society

Member, Texas Minority Counsel Program Steering Committee

Board member, High-Tech High Heels

Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation


The National Black Lawyers Top 100, Texas, 2019

Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017

NSBE Hidden Figures of Dallas: Top Ten Women of Color in STEM Award, 2017


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ph.D., electrical engineering

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, M.S., electrical engineering

Southern Methodist University, M.S., engineering management

Mercer University, B.S.E., electrical engineering




U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas




Data Security and Privacy

eDiscovery and Knowledge Management

Intellectual Property

Internet and Technology


Patent Litigation

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