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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2009, Academic Research and Teaching Assistant, International Law Society President, Jessup Moot Court
    • B.F.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, 2006, Dance
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2009
    • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2010
Jasmine Abou-Kassem believes that working with clients early in the process enables her to provide the best legal counsel to achieve each client’s goals and objectives. She is a former member of Polsinelli’s litigation practice, where she assisted in resolving commercial disputes of all stages before serving as an in-house counsel for the largest U.S. manufacturer of greeting cards and social expression products. 

During her in-house practice, Jasmine provided legal counsel related to commercial and intellectual property defense matters and served as lead counsel for the licensing of intellectual property. Jasmine draws on her unique background and experience to bring value to clients in various industries including health care, education, financial services, data security, software, and technology in the licensing, protection, and exploitation of their intellectual property. She focuses on each client’s unique structure, applicable industry, and legal standards, to craft creative solutions that best meet clients’ objectives. 

Jasmine assists clients in negotiating, structuring, and drafting license agreements and a variety of related corporate transactions, including: 
  • Financial agreements
  • Asset purchases
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Security agreements
  • Development agreements
  • Consulting agreements 
  • Professional services agreements
  • Marketing and sponsorship agreements
Her licensing experience gives her a deep understanding of the various forms of intellectual property, which informs the services she provides to clients. Relying on her litigation background, Jasmine identifies potential risks in matters, takes early steps to avoid them, and provides legal counsel to protect client assets and minimize liability. She is also well versed in matters involving the following: 
  • Licensing related audits
  • Website and mobile application ADA accessibility 
  • Website development and technology related professional services
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February 4, 2014
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October 18, 2013
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Enforcing Your Arbitration Agreement: Why, How, and Whether
Author, JD Supra
October 2013
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Best Practices for Email and Legal Ramifications
Co-presented at Inergy, L.P., Kansas City, Missouri
Also co-presented at Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Missouri on April 13, 2010
February 21, 2012
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Best Practices for Email
Co-Presenter; Kansas City, MO
February 21, 2012 & April 13, 2010
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Death Penalty under Shari'a law and Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Presenter, Human Rights Symposium; University of Kansas School of Law
February 10, 2011
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Islam in America
Presented at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P.
Served as a panel member for session discussing issues surrounding Islam in America and worldwide in today’s society, as well as religious diversity and commonalities and differences between the Islamic and Judeo-Christian faiths.  
January 12, 2011
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Timing is Everything: Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Author, Kansas Defense Journal
Winter 2010
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Why the Oklahoma Ban on Shariah Law is Unconstitutional
Co-Author; MWC News, Counterpunch, Arab News
November 10, 2010
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MWC News; Counterpunch; Arab News
Co-author; article published online. 
November 10, 2010