Hill Ward Henderson is pleased to announce its top ranking for the number of IP attorneys in Tampa Bay published by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in the April 21 – 27, 2023 print edition. The firm has a total of 12 IP attorneys, including five registered patent attorneys.
The firm bolstered its Intellectual Property & Technology Group with the addition of Andriy Lytvyn and Patrick Reid in July 2022. Lytvyn joined the firm as a senior counsel and is a registered patent attorney with over a decade of experience in patent and trademark law. He has extensive patent preparation and prosecution experience, which includes over 170 issued U.S. patents granted for a wide array of technologies, encompassing software, telecommunications, medical devices, consumer products, and retail security solutions. He also has substantial experience in trademark prosecution, which includes over 100 U.S. trademark applications. Lytvyn is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar.
Reid joined the firm as an associate and is a registered patent attorney with broad experience in all areas of intellectual property law, including obtaining and enforcing patent, copyright, and trademark rights, and handling related matters in licensing, unfair competition, e-commerce, due diligence, and intellectual property transactions. Prior to attending law school, Reid was a research assistant at the Byrd Alzheimer Institute researching the impact of inflammatory mechanisms on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.
“The depth and experience of our Intellectual Property Group, combined with the full service capabilities of our firm, is unmatched in the Tampa Bay region and on Florida’s gulf coast,” said Steve Kelly, practice leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group. “We are well-positioned to provide strategic counseling for intellectual property and technology assets for a broad range of businesses, and especially for our investor and technology clients.”
The firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group handles a broad range of federal litigation, post-grant and opposition proceedings before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, patent and trademark prosecution, technology transactions, strategic consulting, and data privacy.