Buck McKinney is an intellectual property and entertainment lawyer with over 30 years of experience. His practice focuses on copyright, trademark, intellectual property matters, entertainment matters and related business disputes. He handles clients’ transactional work, and is also a seasoned litigator who enforces his clients’ rights at trial, before both state and federal courts. He is an accomplished speaker on copyright law, and a published songwriter.


The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1992
The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., History, 1989

Admitted to Practice

Texas (1992)
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States

Practice Areas

Civil and Commercial Litigation
Contractual Formation and Negotiation
Intellectual Property Law
General Business Transactions
Trademark and Infringement Litigation
Entertainment Law