ATLANTA (April 15) – LawFuel.com – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that the firm was one of only four other U.S. law firms to have at least seven attorneys selected by Legal Media Group to its 2009 Guide to the World’s Leading Trade Mark Law Practitioners. Intellectual Property Partners Miles Alexander, Bill Brewster, Chris Bussert, Ted Davis, Jerre Swann and Virginia Taylor of Atlanta, and Chris Woods of New York each received the prestigious recognition.
Miles Alexander is Co-Chairman of Kilpatrick Stockton and an acknowledged dean of the trademark bar. In addition to his activities in all aspects of trademark and unfair competition practice, Mr. Alexander is a frequently selected party and court appointed mediator in alternative dispute resolution.
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Bill Brewster devotes his practice to litigating trademark, false advertising, right of publicity, and unfair competition cases, including acting as lead trial counsel for the largest jury verdict ever in a trademark case.
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Ted Davis divides his practice between domestic and international litigation and client counseling in the fields of trademark, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition law, and has particular experience in trade dress disputes and with large-scale trademark clearance and registration projects.
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Jerre Swann serves as trial counsel for numerous national corporations in trademark, copyright, false advertising and trade dress actions, including in judicial districts throughout the United States. He also acts as a consultant with respect to survey and expert witness issues in cases involving cutting-edge issues.
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Virginia Taylor practices in the field of trademarks and unfair competition law including international brand strategy, personality rights, licensing and litigation.
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Chris Woods has lived and practiced in Europe, Asia and the U.S. In particular, he has extensive experience relating to domestic and international intellectual property disputes and transactions, including cross border litigation and mediation; the acquisition of IP rights, both as standalone transactions and as part of more complex corporate acquisitions; the creation, marketing and protection of global brands.
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About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with nearly 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; Dubai; 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 www.kilpatrickstockton.com