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HKW Ranked No. 16 in New 5-Year IPR Intelligence Report
Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the top 20 law firms for performance on behalf of Petitioners in Inter Partes Reviews (“IPR”) in Patexia’s 2018 IPR Intelligence Report. The report recognized the firm as No.16 nationally. An IPR is trial proceeding conducted at the United… Read More »
HKW attorneys Blake Frye and Travis Cashbaugh recently won a reversal at the Georgia Supreme Court for clients seeking to recover damages due to food poisoning
The case is the first in which the Georgia Supreme Court has ever issued an opinion in a food poisoning case. It represents a major change in Georgia law regarding the ability of plaintiffs to prove food poisoning claims to a jury through circumstantial evidence. https://www.law.com/dailyreportonline/2018/08/21/supreme-court-warms-up-food-poisoning-suit-against-bbq-caterer/
HKW Sponsors 9th Annual THE CIP CUP® 2018 Charity Intellectual Property Golf Tournament on October 4, 2018
Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP is sponsoring The IP Strategy Summit: Atlanta on April 25, 2018 in Atlanta where partner Steve Hill will be a featured speaker on trial persuasion strategies
Five HKW Attorneys Named to Legal Elite
Congratulations to Steve Hill, Doug Kertscher, Scott Wharton, John North, and Vivek Ganti for being named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s 2017 list of Legal Elite. This honor, which is based entirely on the voting of other attorneys in the state, recognizes a very small percentage of Georgia’s lawyers for excellence in the practice of… Read More »
HKW on behalf of its client GPS North America has won the first two of its Inter Partes Review trials against Per Diem
HKW on behalf of its client GPS North America has won the first two of its Inter Partes Review trials against Per Diem, represented by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. As a result of these two cases, the claims of two of Per Diem’s patents have now been declared invalid by the Patent Trial… Read More »
HKW Partners Recognized in Patent 1000
Steve Hill and John North were recently named to the Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Practitioners. This honor recognizes the top patent attorneys in the world as determined by more than 1,800 interviews with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys, and in-house counsel.
HKW is sponsoring the IP Defense Summit in Atlanta held on September 26, 2017
Vivek Ganti will lead a roundtable discussion on the topic of litigation strategies relating to patentable subject matter.