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HKW Partners Recognized in Patent 1000

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

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.

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HKW Sponsors 8th Annual THE CIP CUP® 2017 Charity Intellectual Property Golf Tournament

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |
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HKW Sponsors 9th Annual Manna Fund Charity Golf Classic

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HKW is sponsoring the IP Defense Summit in Atlanta held on September 26, 2017

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

Vivek Ganti will lead a roundtable discussion on the topic of litigation strategies relating to patentable subject matter.

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HKW sponsors 3rd IP SpingPosium hosted by the Atlanta Bar Association

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

This year’s two day conference is being held at Lake Lanier April 28-29, 2017. Jenny Calvert from our firm was selected to be a speaker on IP Litigation Strategies.

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Lucas Geren and Vivek Ganti Become HKW Partners

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

A very special congratulations to Lucas Geren and Vivek Ganti who recently became partners in the firm. For more information about this important milestone, please see the firm’s press release here.

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Using the inter partes review procedure of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, HKW clients American Megatrends, Gigabyte and Micro Star International have successfully challenged the validity of an additional two patents owned by Kinglite Holdings.

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

All told, HKW attorneys Steve Hill and Vivek Ganti have now won ten separate IPR patent trials, leading to declarations of patent invalidity affecting ten different Kinglite patents. Three other Kinglite patents have been declared invalid in related federal court proceedings for claiming unpatentable subject matter.

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Steve Hill delivered the foreign keynote speech at the Suzhou International IP Law seminar.

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

The event was attended by over 100 local government officials, inventors and business executives from Jiangsu Province, all interested in innovation, IP development and risk assessment.

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HKW clients American Megatrends, Gigabyte and Micro Star International have successfully challenged the validity of all asserted claims of eight patents.

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

Using the inter partes review procedure of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, HKW clients American Megatrends, Gigabyte and Micro Star International have successfully challenged the validity of all asserted claims of eight patents. They are U.S. Patent Nos. 6,373,498, 5,987,604, 6,401,202, 6,487,656, 6,523,123, 5,732,268, 6,519,659, and 6,633,976. In the cases of IPR2015-01079, -01081,… Read More »

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HKW has been named one of the top Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) law firms in the United States in a 2015 annual report published by Docket Navigator.

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

HKW has been named one of the top Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) law firms in the United States in a 2015 annual report published by Docket Navigator. The list includes top law firms and corporate legal departments ranked by the number of inter partes review, covered business methods, and post grant review… Read More »

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