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HKW is sponsoring the Georgia State University and Georgia Tech IP Celebration at the Fox Theatre on October 7, 2016

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HKW is sponsoring the Georgia State University and Georgia Tech IP Celebration at the Fox Theatre on October 7, 2016. Intellectual property accomplishments and the people behind these accomplishments will be featured.

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Steve Hill will be speaking on the topic of the new realities of U.S. patent litigation at this year’s IP Business Congress of Asia in Shanghai.

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Steve Hill will be speaking on the topic of the new realities of U.S. patent litigation at this year’s IP Business Congress of Asia in Shanghai on December 4-6, 2016. Devised for an audience of senior IP business leaders, the program for IPBC Asia 2016 reflects the challenges posed by a rapidly evolving Asian… Read More »

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HKW CLIENTS AWARDED $1.55 MILLION IN ATTORNEY’S FEES IN MAJOR PATENT LITIGATION

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United States District Judge James Selna has determined that Plaintiff Kinglite Holdings will have to pay $1.55 million in attorneys fees and expenses of patent infringement litigation incurred by Defendants American Megatrends, Gigabyte Technologies and Micro-Star International. HKW led by Steve Hill successfully represented the Defendants in defeating claims relating to six different patents… Read More »

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HKW HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AS A LEADING GLOBAL LAW FIRM FOR PATENT LITIGATION SERVICES IN THE FOURTH EDITION OF THE INTELLECTUAL ASSET MANAGEMENT (IAM) PATENT 1000 GUIDEBOOK, RECENTLY ISSUED FOR 2016

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HKW has been recognized as a leading global law firm for patent litigation services in the fifth edition of the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 guidebook, recently issued for 2016. “This is the definitive directory devoted to singling out the leading patent services providers in the world,” said HKW co-founder Steve Hill. “Our… Read More »

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HKW represents CLX in acquisition of Mblox Incorporated

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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 »

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Doug Kertscher files federal lawsuit on behalf of former employee whose email was allegedly secretly reviewed by his former employer

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

Link to filed case: https://dockets.justia.com/docket/georgia/gandce/1:2016cv01958/227873

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Doug Kertscher files Federal Lawsuit on behalf of former employee whose stock options were taken away from him.

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

Link to filed case: https://www.pacermonitor.com/public/case/11321170/BEARDEN_v_E_I_DU_PONT_DE_NEMOURS_AND_COMPANY

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HKW clients to be awarded attorney’s fees in major patent litigation.

By Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP |

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 »

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Doug Kertscher will speak on National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) panel in May 2016

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U.S. Patent Office institutes a thirteenth inter partes review proceeding against Kinglite.

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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 »

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