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Hill, Kertscher & Wharton recently represented CLX Communications AB (Publ) and its U.S. subsidiaries in its acquisition of Mblox Incorporated for cash consideration of $117 million in a merger which closed on July 11, 2016. Both CLX and Mblox are among the world’s largest providers of cloud-based communications services and solutions, including application-to-person (A2P)… Read More »
Doug Kertscher files federal lawsuit on behalf of former employee whose email was allegedly secretly reviewed by his former employer
Link to filed case: https://dockets.justia.com/docket/georgia/gandce/1:2016cv01958/227873
Doug Kertscher files Federal Lawsuit on behalf of former employee whose stock options were taken away from him.
Link to filed case: https://www.pacermonitor.com/public/case/11321170/BEARDEN_v_E_I_DU_PONT_DE_NEMOURS_AND_COMPANY
United States District Judge James Selna has determined that Plaintiff Kinglite Holdings will have to pay the attorneys fees and expenses of patent infringement litigation incurred by HKW clients and Defendants American Megatrends, Gigabyte Technologies and Micro-Star International. The HKW team led by Steve Hill, John North, Martha Decker and Vivek Ganti successfully represented… Read More »
HKW clients American Megatrends, Micro Star International and Giga-byte Technology have successfully petitioned the Patent Trial and Appeals Board to institute an inter partes review (IPR) challenging the validity of Kinglite Holdings’ U.S. Patent No. 5,836,013 addressed to compressible BIOS. HKW lawyers Steve Hill and Vivek Ganti successfully argued the petition. This marks the… Read More »
On behalf of clients American Megatrends, Micro-Star International and Giga-byte Technology, HKW has successfully argued to the United States District Court for the invalidation of the asserted claims of United States Patent Nos. 6,401,202 and 6,487,656, which are owned by Kinglite Holdings. The patents relate to the basic input/output system (BIOS) for booting the… Read More »
HKW clients American Megatrends, Giga-byte Technology, GBT USA, Micro-Star International and MSI have succeeded in obtaining an inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 5,937,200, which is owned by Kinglite Holdings, based on prior art which was not originally considered by the Patent Office. This is the twelfth Kinglite patent to be placed… Read More »
Atlanta IP Law Firm Defeats 6 Patent Infringement Claims The intellectual property litigation team at Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP successfully defended six out of six patent infringement claims in the United States District Court for the Central District of California (full article link below). http://www.prweb.com/releases/interpartes/reviewlawyer/prweb13376345.htm
Blake Frye and Jenny Calvert win Defense verdict in week-long jury trial in Fulton County Superior Court …
Blake Frye and Jenny Calvert win Defense verdict in week-long jury trial in Fulton County Superior Court for clients, defeating Plaintiffs’ claims of nuisance, negligence, trespass, intentional infliction of emotional distress, punitive damages and attorneys’ fees.