Experienced IP Litigator and Counselor Joins Squire Patton Boggs Intellectual Property & Technology Practice

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    Hess brings significant credentials in Section 337 investigations before the ITC.

    Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Adam Hess has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice as a partner in the Washington DC office from Venable LLP.

    “Adam is a versatile practitioner who brings a wealth of experience representing domestic and international clients, particularly in Japan, which has long been a strength of our practice,” said David Elkins, Squire Patton Boggs’ global Intellectual Property & Technology practice group leader. “We are delighted to have him join the team in DC, which will add to our credentials supporting clients on matters before the USITC, USPTO and the federal circuit.”

    Mr. Hess’ experience spans many industries, and he has served as lead counsel in a variety of US and international venues. He has especially strong experience leading Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission (USITC), defending clients against subpoenas related to ITC investigations and working with Customs and Border Protection on matters concerning enforcement of exclusion orders. He also has extensive experience as lead counsel in federal district court and as lead counsel in major arbitrations before the International Chambers of Commerce in Europe and before several US arbitration bodies.

    Mr. Hess also counsels US, European, and Asian clients on IP portfolio management, licensing, due diligence, and patent prosecution across a range of industries. Mr. Hess has helped start-up and smaller companies to become dominant in their industries by creatively developing and monetizing valuable IP portfolios.

    Commenting on his move, Mr. Hess said, “Squire Patton Boggs has an extensive international presence and culture that encourages collaboration that will serve as an excellent platform to support my clients and further business development efforts. I am excited to join the team.”

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