NEW YORK–(Business WIRE)–Haug Associates LLP is psyched to welcome Sheila Mortazavi and Mark Chapman as associates in its New York office powerful January 1, 2021. Sheila and Mark are both of those experienced patent litigators who be part of the organization from Hunton Andrews Kurth (after Hunton absorbed the attorneys of Kenyon & Kenyon, exactly where Sheila and Mark have been also associates). The addition of Sheila and Mark will additional improve the firm’s patent litigation knowledge and skills in a number of critical technological industries, such as the automotive and technology fields.
Sheila Mortazavi is a nationally regarded Mental Assets patent legal professional, and was named a single of only 38 Ladies of Affect by the New York Business enterprise Journal in 2018 as well as one particular of the Major Women of all ages in Regulation by the New York Law Journal in 2016. Sheila handles all phases of the Intellectual Residence lifecycle – procurement, enforcement, advising shoppers on litigation system, transfer of rights, and negotiation of licenses.
Sheila has considerable knowledge litigating circumstances in both federal and point out courts, the Patent Demo and Appeal Board (PTAB), and the Global Trade Fee (ITC). Her follow has protected a broad array of industries such as shopper electronics, producing procedures, pc components and computer software, telecommunications, automotive components and systems, medical units, and prescription drugs. Sheila has counseled international firms as very well as lesser get started-up organizations and business owners.
Mark Chapman has about 20 many years of expertise litigating patent situations, largely for technology, automotive, aerospace and healthcare product consumers. In addition to litigating in district courts and the ITC, Mark has also represented shoppers in inter partes testimonials and inter partes reexaminations in the PTAB, as properly as patent appeals to the Federal Circuit from both of those courts and the PTAB. Mark has also coordinated and supported international patent litigation, working with patent litigation counsel in Canada and Europe.
Mark has extensive knowledge litigating patent instances in the automotive subject, including situations that involved a large wide variety of automotive basic safety and other programs. Mark also has significant knowledge litigating patent circumstances in the technological know-how discipline, which includes cases that included a selection of client electronic technologies.
Ed Haug, Chairman of the Agency experienced this to say about Sheila and Mark’s addition: “As we start out the new 12 months in 2021, we are really energized to welcome Sheila Mortazavi and Mark Chapman as our two latest partners in the Firm. Both equally Sheila and Mark not only have outstanding qualifications, but have liked a track record of extremely thriving litigations for global firms which includes Toyota, Airbus, Sony, Kawasaki and Bosch. We glance ahead to the potential as we go on to broaden our partnership in all places of technological know-how.”
Haug Associates LLP is a countrywide regulation firm that gives built-in, multidisciplinary legal solutions in the regions of Intellectual Assets, Fda legislation, and antitrust and professional transactions. The organization has places of work in New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston.