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Independence M. Talken


As a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Group, Indy Talken’s practice centers on the intersection of high technology with applicable regulatory, intellectual property, and business transactions law. She helps clients form business relationships, negotiate commercial transactions, protect and develop intellectual property, and otherwise navigate technology law. She is passionate about the practical and legal applications of developing technology.

Indy has experience working with startups, tech unicorns, and both state and federal government agency and NGOs. She holds a SECRET Security Clearance.

She received her J.D. from the University of Nebraska, College of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Nebraska Law Review and a Student Fellow in the Nebraska Governance and Technology Center. Before law school, she earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and was a member of the Irish Guard and marching band. Indy has published research in robotic design and is also interested in autonomous systems, software, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, design and sustainability.