Kim Muller served as trademark counsel for Shell Oil for nearly 30 years. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech in the college of science and received his JD from John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He also received an LLM in patent and trade regulation from George Washington Law School in DC. His main areas of responsibility were maintenance of a large portfolio of marks and litigation to enforce the rights in those marks. He is also a registered patent attorney. He lives in Houston Texas and does serve as an expert witness in the area of trademark litigation.