Winston-Salem (January 24) – Kilpatrick Stockton LLP announces the addition of Frank W. Leak Jr. to the firm’s Winston-Salem office. Mr. Leak joins as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joint Kilpatrick Stockton, Mr. Leak was an associate with Alston & Bird, LLP in Charlotte, N.C.
Mr. Leak’s practice will focus in the areas of patent litigation and complex business litigation. Mr. Leak is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and he has significant experience representing large and mid-sized institutional clients as both plaintiff and defendant in patent litigation and trademark litigation.
Mr. Leak earned his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his M.S. from North Carolina State University and his J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law. He has also published the following articles, “Challenges of Business Method Patent Enforcement – Extraterritoriality,” The Computer & Internet Lawyer, 2002 and “A Setback to Reach-Through Claiming,” Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, 2003.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 470 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; New York, New York; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, N.C.; 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, go to www.kilpatrickstockton.com.