ATLANTA (June 18) — Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today that the …

ATLANTA (June 18) — Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announced today that the 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has once again named it the “Leading Georgia Firm for Intellectual Property.”

Kilpatrick Stockton is described by clients and attorneys as “definitely a first-tier intellectual property firm – it has a wide array of talented people.” Clients point out that the firm’s “main strength is that it is more than just a collection of smart lawyers; it is also incredibly well managed.” Kilpatrick Stockton IP attorneys “make it all look easy and simple but only because of skill and hard work.” The team is recognized for being cost-conscious: “It tries to advise on the least expensive way of doing things.”

Kilpatrick Stockton led all Georgia firms with the “Most Ranked Individual Attorneys in Intellectual Property.” Miles Alexander was one of the few attorneys across the nation to be singled out with a ‘Star’ ranking, which is given to select attorneys with exceptional recommendations in their field. Of the six Kilpatrick Stockton attorneys ranked in Intellectual Property, Joseph Beck and Jim Ewing both received number one rankings.

Kilpatrick Stockton’s “Ranked Individual Attorneys in Intellectual Property” include:

• Miles Alexander: “is incredible – he is an elder statesman of the US IP Bar, yet he is always available and is extremely responsive.” Fortune 500 companies call upon him for confidential opinions in cutting-edge trademark matters. “He is the one person who stands out from the rest,” because he is “not only technically skilled, but he is also business-savvy.”
• Joseph Beck: possesses an “encyclopedic knowledge of copyright law and acts for clients in leading cutting-edge cases.” “One of the smartest people in the city…”
• William Brewster: is recognized for leadership in Intellectual Property, specifically his expertise in trademark litigation and false advertising matters.
• James Ewing: “good manager of talent” and a “very accomplished strategist.”
• John Pratt: “a great and very smart lawyer.”
• Jerre Swann: “a top-notch trademark litigator.” Clients state “he has great experience and knowledge of the law and is very effective in dealing with disputes.”

Firmwide, Kilpatrick Stockton has 50 of its attorneys listed among the annual Chambers & Partners Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition to a number one ranking for Intellectual Property (Georgia), the firm also achieved number one rankings for its leadership in Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Georgia), Construction (Georgia) and Labor & Employment (Georgia).

About Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners Publishing, based in London, produces the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. For the current US directory, over 14,000 interviews were conducted covering the entire country and were carried out by a team of over 40 full-time researchers over a period of six months.

About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more information, please visit


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