Akin Gump Snags Ex-Magistrate Judge For IP Practice

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 8:38 PM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced Monday that former U.S. Magistrate Judge Chad Everingham was hanging up his robe to join the firm as an intellectual property partner in its newly opened Longview, Texas, office.

Everingham handled more than 75 Markman proceedings and tried more than 20 patent cases during his tenure on the bench in the Eastern District of Texas, one of the busiest patent courts in the U.S., according to the firm. He also presided over more than 200 civil cases, mostly...
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