Reed Smith adds six attorneys in three US offices
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Reed Smith adds six attorneys in three US offices

Reed Smith has added six attorneys to its global intellectual property practice in three US markets, joining from Winston & Strawn, Novak Druce and the USPTO

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Peter Chassman (far left), who previously served as head of Winston & Strawn’s Texas IP practice, joins the firm in Houston as a partner.

Three patent litigators join the firm in Wilmington, Delaware: counsel Rudolf Hutz (second from left) and partners Eric Hutz (middle) and Eric Evain (middle right), all of whom were previously with Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg.

Katherine Basile (far right), former co-chair of Novak Druce’s trade mark practice, joins the Silicon Valley office as a partner. Jason Garcia joins in Silicon Valley as counsel and is a former USPTO examining attorney with experience in the clearance and prosecution of trade marks, portfolio management and enforcement.


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