HKW Retained in Patent Litigation

Taiwanese computer product manufacturer GIGA-BYTE Technology Co., Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary G.B.T. Inc. have retained Steve Hill and John North to defend them in litigation brought in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California relating to allegations of infringement involving 20 patents.


Steve Hill Speaks at AIVMA

Steve Hill recently spoke to a large group of members from the Atlanta Internet Video Marketing Association about copyright issues involved in online video publication and related issues.  Click here for pictures of the event.









Attorney John L. North Joins HKW Team

We are very happy to announce that John L. North has joined the firm as a partner.  John brings over 27 years of complex intellectual property and business litigation experience.  Please see the press release about this exciting news here.






HKW Attorneys Volunteer at CHOA Parade

Scott Wharton and Doug Kertscher recently volunteered in the Distinguished Clown Corp, a crowd favorite at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Annual Christmas Parade.  This marked the 11th year Scott has participated and the 2nd year for Doug.  As part of the service project, the firm made a donation in support of the great work CHOA does for children and their families, both in Atlanta and across the country.  For pictures of the event, please visit our Facebook page.


Three HKW Attorneys Named to 2013 List of Georgia’s Legal Elite

Congratulations to Steve Hill, Scott Wharton and Rob Joseph for being named to this year’s list of Georgia’s Legal Elite.  Selection is based solely on the votes of other attorneys in the State and published by Georgia Trend Magazine.  To see the digital version, please click here.  Great job!


Hagar’s House Service Project

Special thanks to Hagar’s House for the opportunity to volunteer at their emergency shelter and assessment center this weekend.  Attorneys from HKW and their family members cooked and served dinner to women and their children who are working through difficult times.


HKW Softball Team Reaches Championship Game

Congratulations to the HKW Softball Team, which finished a great season last night.  The Team reached the Championship game at Southern Poly before losing by one run.  Great job and see you next year!