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Steve Gillen recognized for exemplary contributions to the TAA

AUGUST 31, 2017

Congratulations to Steve Gillen who was presented The Norma Hood Award in recognition of his devotion and commitment to the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Follow this link to read more about Steve's award. Learn more about Steve Gillen on his profile page.

Wood Herron & Evans Earns Band 3 Status in New Chambers Rankings

JULY 25, 2017

Wood Herron & Evans LLP received a Band 3 rating from Chambers and Partners, with recommendations for patent prosecution and preparation practice, and key sector expertise with regard to biotech, software, publishing and media. In addition, Steve Gillen, Greg Lunn, Lori Krafte, and Ken Germain were singled out for special recognition. Chambers and Partners Intellectual [...]

Wood Herron & Evans Earns "Best Law Firm" Rankings

FEBRUARY 9, 2017

A nationwide evaluation process that takes place every year has again listed Wood Herron & Evans among the top tier of intellectual property firms in the region for 2017. Our firm is ranked in six categories on the "Best Law Firms" rankings for Cincinnati by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®. The six practice areas are: [...]

The Textbook Author's Kevin Patton Gives Glowing Review of Steve Gillen's New Book

NOVEMBER 29, 2016

Steve Gillen's new book (co-authored with Mary Ellen Lepionka and Sean W. Wakely), Writing and Developing Your College Textbook: A Comprehensive Guide, will help you take your textbook project from concept to completion. "This guide is an essential tool for anyone interested in writing textbooks, from beginner to seasoned veteran. It's like having a group [...]

Fifteen Lawyers from Wood Herron & Evans LLP included on Best Lawyers List

OCTOBER 24, 2016

Fifteen lawyers from Wood Herron & Evans LLP Were recently selected by their peers for inclusion on The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 by Best Lawyers® list. Best Lawyers® is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. Three WH&E attorneys received the Best Lawyers 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" award for Cincinnati in their [...]

Kate Smith and Dave Stallard Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 by Best Lawyers®

OCTOBER 21, 2016

From the Northern Kentucky Tribune: Northern Kentucky residents, David S. Stallard of Edgewood and Kathryn E. Smith of Park Hills, are two of fifteen lawyers from Wood Herron & Evans LLP who were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 by Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in [...]

Wood Herron & Evans Adds Jon Siderits as Associate Attorney

OCTOBER 19, 2016

Jonathan M. Siderits has joined Wood Herron & Evans LLP as an associate in the firm's Mechanical Practice Group. Jon will focus his practice on patent preparation and prosecution, patentability searches and opinions, and patent infringement litigation and licensing opportunities. Read the Cincinnati.com Community Pages Share Story about Jon: Wood Herron & Evans Appoints Jon [...]

Meet the Consul - Clement Luken

OCTOBER 4, 2016

Clement H. Luken, Jr. has been serving as Austrian Honorary Consul since July of 2014 after previously working with the Austrian Consulates General in New York and Chicago, as well as the Advantage Austria office in Chicago. He is profiled in the Summer 2016 edition of Austrian Information's Meet the Consul. Austrian Information covers all [...]

Four WH&E Attorneys Honored in National Report

SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a national report of American lawyers and law firms, includes Wood Herron & Evans LLP and four of its attorneys. Joining Senior Partner Greg Lunn in this prestigious report are Kenneth Germain, Stephen Gillen, and Lori Krafte. "The firm's inclusion in this prestigious ranking is further testament to [...]

Wood Herron & Evans Lawyer Named Fellow of Ohio State Bar Foundation

MAY 2, 2016

Wood Herron & Evans LLP is pleased to announce that Clement (Clem) H. Luken, Jr., Partner at Wood Herron & Evans, has been named as a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation (OSBF). (source)

The Textbook Author's Kevin Patton Gives Steve Gillen's New Publication Glowing Review

APRIL 20, 2016

"I've never recommended a law book to my friends (or anyone, for that matter). However, I strongly advise anyone interested in textbook authorship, whether looking forward to a first contract or having recently signed your umpteenth contract, to read the Guide to Textbook Publishing Contracts. Then remember where you put it when you are finished [...]

Wood Herron & Evans Named to World Trademark ReviewTM World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2016

FEBRUARY 26, 2016

World Trademark ReviewTM recently released their list of The World's Leading Trademark Professionals for 2016. WH&E is honored to be included, with Ken Germain and Kate Smith receiving special mention! (source)

Ohio Super Lawyers List Includes Six Attorneys from Wood Herron & Evans

FEBRUARY 15, 2016

The 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers List of the top attorneys in the state includes six WH&E attorneys. Congratulations to Gregory F. Ahrens, Glenn D. Bellamy, Stephen E. Gillen, Lori Krafte, Theodore R. Remaklus, and David S. Stallard. This prestigious award is given to no more than five percent of attorneys in the state of [...]

Wood Herron & Evans Places 15 Attorneys to The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 List

FEBRUARY 9, 2016

Congratulations to the 15 WH&E attorneys chosen to The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 by Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. (source)

Greg Lunn Named Senior Partner

JANUARY 29, 2016

Congratulations to our new senior partner, Greg Lunn. The Cincinnati Business Courier met with Greg to discuss how technology is helping improve value in the intellectual property market. New senior partner at one of Cincinnati's biggest law firms: Industry changes are saving clients money.

Expert Testimony Can Strengthen Your Trademark Case

MAY 27, 2015

The Supreme Court's B&B v. Hargis decision in March 2015 has made it more important to have the testimony of a legal expert in inter partes proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. The Brave New World of Possibly Preclusive TTAB Proceedings: How Expert Testimony Can Strengthen Your Case - go to the link [...]

Three attorneys from WH&E selected for IP Stars from Managing IP magazine

MARCH 29, 2015

Kurt Grossman, Lori Krafte and Steve Gillen were selected for the 3rd edition of IP Stars from Managing IP.

WH&E was profiled in the 2015 edition of World Trademark Review

Wood, Herron & Evans LLP was profiled in the 2015 edition of World Trademark Review. Both Kate Smith and Ken Germain received special mention.

Seven WH&E lawyers have been selected for the inclusion in the 2015 Edition of Super Lawyers

DECEMBER 31, 2014

2015 Wood, Herron & Evans Super Lawyers are: Intellectual Property Stephen E. Gillen Lori Krafte Theodore R. Remaklus David S. Stallard Intellectual Property Litigation Gregory F. Ahrens Glenn D. Bellamy J. Robert Chambers Paul J. Linden and Lisa M. A. Nolan were also named Rising Stars in Intellectual Property in the 2015 edition of [...]

Fifteen WH&E lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America

DECEMBER 12, 2014

2015 Wood, Herron & Evans Best Lawyers are: Gregory F. Ahrens Glenn D. Bellamy David H. Brinkman J. Robert Chambers Donald F. Frei Kenneth B. Germain Stephen E. Gillen Sarah Otte Graber Thomas W. Humphrey David J. Josephic Lori Krafte Theodore R. Remaklus Kathryn E. Smith David S. Stallard Bruce Tittel

WH&E Adds Three New Associates

OCTOBER 15, 2014

WH&E has added two new Associates: Elizabeth Conklin and Larry Williams. Elizabeth A. Conklin attained both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees at the University of Louisville where she focused her studies on Chemical Engineering. Elizabeth received her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in May of 2014. Her engineering [...]

WH&E lawyer Steve Gillen appointed to serve as a member of the ABA IP Law Section Content Advisory Board.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

Steve Gillen was appointed to serve as a member of the ABA IP Law Section Content Advisory Board for the 2014-2015 Bar Year. The Content Advisory Board oversees all of the Section's magazine and book publishing programs and its continuing legal education series.

WH&E lawyers David Fitzgerald and Sean Owens speak at the Gen Con Gaming Convention

AUGUST 15, 2014

David Fitzgerald and Sean Owens spoke at the Gen Con Gaming Convention in Indianapolis on August 15th. They gave a presentation on basic IP law for game designers, and the following day hosted a Q&A on similar topics.

WH&E adds a 6th year associate with an MS in Computer Science

AUGUST 2, 2014

Matthew D. Delaney has joined WH&E. He is in his sixth year of practicing intellectual property law. While experienced in all aspects of intellectual property law, Matt's expertise is concentrated in patent preparation and prosecution of computer software and electrical engineering related inventions. Matt previously worked as a software engineer for a mid-sized consulting company, [...]

WH&E include in the 2014 edition of Chambers

JUNE 13, 2014

WH&E has again been recognized in the 2014 edition of Chambers. See a copy here: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/12876/34/Editorial/5/1#78766_editorial.

WH&E lawyers acknowledged in the CBA Report

FEBRUARY 28, 2014

The Cincinnati Bar Association has recognized Dwight Poffenberger for his participation as a volunteer judge for the Hamilton County mock trial competition. Ken Germain and Lori Krafte were also acknowledged for their CLE contributions.

Wood Herron & Evans announces addition of intellectual property litigator

FEBRUARY 23, 2014

Wood Herron & Evans LLP, the region's largest Intellectual Property law firm, announces the addition of Charles ("Chip") H. Brown, III as a firm partner. Mr. Brown joins a team of more than 50 experienced attorneys representing leading companies and individuals in science and industry worldwide. "Our clients look to us to resolve complex issues [...]

Kate Smith and Ken Germain in the 2014 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000

FEBRUARY 16, 2014

WH&E and Kate Smith and Ken Germain got mentioned in the 2014 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000. Now in its fourth year, World Trademark Review 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals continues to expand both in its geographical coverage and in the detail of the research conducted. All of the individuals identified in [...]

Two WH&E lawyers elected leadership positions in CincyIP

JANUARY 24, 2014

David Dorton has been re-elected to another term as board member and Eric Volz has been re-elected for another term as treasurer of CincyIP.

WH&E ranked by Business Courier's 2014 Book of Lists

The Business Courier's 2014 Book of Lists was published and WH&E is ranked 9th among the largest tri-state law firms based on local active attorneys.

WH&E has added two new associates in the recent months.

JANUARY 23, 2014

WH&E has added two new associates in the recent months. Richard Cantor and Jason Jonovski are the new arrivals. Richard J. Cantor is involved in all phases of the firm's practice, but concentrates primarily in the software, electrical, and computer arts. He received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Michigan State University and [...]

Fourteen WH&E lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

Fourteen attorneys with Wood Herron & Evans, the region's largest Intellectual Property law firm, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2014. Five of those lawyers have been included on the prestigious list for more than two decades. Included among those honored are Donald Frei, Sr. who was selected as [...]

Ken Germain is selected as a 2014 Best Lawyers for IP Law and IP Litigation

JULY 15, 2013

Wood Herron & Evans extends its congratulations to Ken Germain for his selection to the 2014 Best Lawyers list in the areas of Copyright Law, Trademark Law, and Litigation - Intellectual Property and for his selection as the 2014 Best Lawyers Cincinnati Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year. Ken's selection for this honor [...]

WH&E ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as among Ohio's top Tier 1 'Highly Recommended' firms.

JUNE 20, 2013

WH&E was noted in the Cincinnati Enquirer for another top ranking, this time for being ranked by "Managing Intellectual Property" as among Ohio's top Tier 1 'Highly Recommended' firms.

WH&E is ranked in Top Patent Firms and Top Trademark Firms by "Intellectual Property Today"

JUNE 17, 2013

On the patent list WH&E ranked 73rd of all law firms based on the number of utility patents issued in 2012, and on the trademark list, WH&E is ranked 14th by the "Intellectual Property Today" magazine.

WH&E Partner Tom Humphrey on American Dreamers Radio Show, April 21, 2013

MAY 9, 2013

The Research and Development part of an entrepreneur's brain is always on. Those guys are on salary. But having a brilliant idea for a new mousetrap is just step one in the process to profit from your idea. On April 21, Tom Humphrey, a partner with our firm, joined Sun Ho Donovan of American Dreamers and shared information on [...]

WH&E Attorneys Selected as 2013 Best Lawyers

Twelve attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013. Included among those honored are J. Robert Chambers who was selected as 2013 Cincinnati Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer of the Year and Lori Krafte who was selected as 2013 Cincinnati Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year. Please see the attachment below [...]

Ken Germain Appointed to NKU Chase Law + Informatics Institute

APRIL 23, 2013

Ken Germain, Of Counsel at Wood Herron & Evans, has recently been appointed as Distinguished Senior Fellow to the faculty team of the NKU Chase Law+Informatics Institute. A Symmes Township resident, Mr. Germain has more than 35 years of experience and is often retained as an expert witness on issues relating to the field of [...]

America is switching to the First Inventor to File system.

JANUARY 22, 2013

See this link for information to know what immediate action may be needed.

Two more Associates join WH&E

DECEMBER 1, 2012

Two more Associates, Kyle Fath and Patrick Palascak, have recently joined WH&E. Kyle Fath is involved in all phases of the firm's practice, with a focus on mechanical matters. He earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in 2012. Kyle served as Associate Editor of the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy. [...]

New Associate joins WH&E

JUNE 1, 2012

Eric W. Volz has joined WH&E as an Associate. Eric is involved in all phases of the firm's practice, but concentrates primarily in the mechanical arts. Eric has engineering experience in product design, development, and testing, including diesel engine cooling systems. He obtained his JD from Indiana University School of Law in 2011 and his [...]

WH&E is recognized as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm

JANUARY 24, 2012

"Wood Herron & Evans is being recognized as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm at the Top 500 Companies by ALM. This honor puts the firm in an elite group that delivers exceptional work for the In-house legal departments at the Fortune 500. Each year, General Counsel and other company leaders are polled on which law [...]

Greg Ahrens is named VP of the Cincy/Nky Federal Bar Association

NOVEMBER 15, 2011

Congratulations to Greg Ahrens on the occasion of his elevation to Vice President of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Greg was sworn in by Chief Judge Susan Dlott this past Tuesday the 25th.

WH&E celebrates 140th year

NOVEMBER 6, 2008

Wood Herron & Evans, Cincinnati's largest Intellectual Property law firm, celebrated its 140th year in business by hosting a reception with clients, city leaders, and other special guests. The event was held in the Fountain Room of the Westin Hotel in downtown Cincinnati. Amongst the many special guests present at the ceremony, Mayor Mark Mallory [...]

WH&E opens a new office in Louisville, Ky.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2007

Wood Herron & Evans is opening an office in Louisville - Business Courier of Cincinnati - by Lisa Biank Fasig - Staff Reporter - 8/24/2007. The law firm of Wood Herron & Evans, the 139-year-old intellectual law practice that recently began expanding its offices in Carew Tower, is now opening its first location outside of [...]