Polsinelli Grows Southern IP Presence With Ex-Hunton Atty

By Suzanne Monyak (June 17, 2019, 9:17 PM EDT) -- Polsinelli PC has lured a veteran patent expert away from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, beefing up its presence in the Southeast with the addition of the firm's first intellectual property attorney in the region.

Eric J. Hanson, who focuses on patent prosecution in the medical device space, joined Polsinelli's Atlanta office as a shareholder in May after serving for 12 years as a partner at Hunton. Before that, he spent a decade at Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP.

Hanson told Law360 he was drawn to Polsinelli for the firm's strong IP chops and its specialty in the health care space, calling...

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