As part of its growing post-grant review practice, Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP (“HKW”), on behalf of its clients American Megatrends, Giga-Byte Technologies, and MicroStar Computers, has now successfully filed separate petitions for inter partes review (IPR) against eleven different patents owned by Kinglite Holdings. Two additional petitions remain outstanding. These IPRs are a part of the ongoing defense against Kinglite’s allegation of patent infringement of more than twenty U.S. patents by HKW clients. The IPR team is comprised of Steve Hill, John North and Vivek Ganti.
HKW has developed substantial expertise in contested matters relating to patents and is involved in handling all aspects of IPRs, including, but not limited to, the preparation and filing of petitions, preliminary responses, patent owner responses, replies, depositions, motion practice, and IPR trials.