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Two partners at the U.S. based law firm of Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP were recently named to the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Practitioners for their work on behalf of clients. http://www.prweb.com/releases/attorneys_steve_hill_and_john_north_named_to_list_of_worlds_leading_patent_litigators/prweb17233070.htm
Attorney Jerry Liu has joined Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP as a partner. For more information, please see the press release here. Welcome Jerry!
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.
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.
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.
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 »