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Doug Kertscher, John North and Steve Hill named to U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyers” in the U.S. https://www.bestlawyers.com/

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Defendant settles with HKW’s client in race discrimination and retaliation matter for $150,000 after only three months of litigation. Doug Kertscher and Jenny Calvert lead the HKW team.

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Jury rules in favor of HKW’s client in Pregnancy discrimination matter.

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This leads to eventual settlement resulting in payment of over $370,000 to HKW and its client.  Doug Kertscher, Julie Burke and Travis Cashbaugh lead the HKW team at trial.

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Doug Kertscher serves on the keynote panel at the Real HR Society for Human Resource Management Atlanta Symposium, speaking on the topic: “Litigation Looking Glass: Employment Law Cases Studies…Seeing the Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Perspective.”

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Cobb County Superior Court awards HKW’s client summary judgment in employment and breach of contract matter. Doug Kertscher and Jenny Calvert lead the HKW team.

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Arguing on behalf of Impact Products in defense of a patent infringement suit filed in the US District Court for the District of Delaware by Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Steve Hill and Vivek Ganti obtained a very narrow claim construction of the patent in question.

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After the end of two hours of oral argument, the Court announced the ruling in favor of Impact from the bench.  With this narrow claim construction, Impact expects to obtain a summary judgment of non-infringement, or a settlement dismissing the suit.

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2019 IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes HKW as a top Patent Litigation Firm

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HKW, Steve Hill and John North have been named to the 2019 edition of Intellectual Asset Management’s Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Practitioners. This distinguished list is derived from an extensive research process and seeks to identify the leading intellectual property professionals across the globe. This is the sixth year in a row that IAM has… Read More »

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U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones awards HKW’s client over $129,000 in attorneys’ fees after HKW’s client prevails in trade secret matter. Doug Kertscher and Julie Burke lead the HKW team.

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HKW Sponsors 7th Annual IP Gala in Atlanta, GA

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The 7th Annual IP Gala hosted by the IP Section of the State Bar of Georgia will be held on February 22, 2019 at the Georgia Aquarium.

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HKW Successfully Defends Defendants Accused of Violating State and Federal Racketeering (RICO) Laws

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HKW Attorneys Martha Decker and Steve Hill have successfully defended California flooring company Alston, Inc., its president Alan Chou and Christopher Dillon against a lawsuit brought by Georgia flooring company Home Legend.  The suit accused Dillonof conspiring with Chou and Alston to violate state and federal racketeering laws while Dillon was an employee of Home… Read More »

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