Archives: February 2019

Ward, Smith & Hill Promotes Attorney Andrea Fair to Partner

February 26, 2019

LONGVIEW, Texas – Trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, is pleased to announce that firm attorney Andrea L. Fair has been promoted to partner. Ms. Fair, whose promotion became effective Feb. 1, handles intellectual property and business litigation. She serves on the firm’s trial team, participating in several phases, including picking the jury, directing and cross-examining…

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$43M Awarded to Intellectual Ventures I LLC in Patent Infringement Trial

February 20, 2019

MARSHALL, Texas – A Texas jury awarded $43 million to Intellectual Ventures I LLC after finding telecom heavyweights T-Mobile and Ericsson Inc. infringed on the company’s patents used for wireless services for the LTE network. The jury awarded $34 million against T-Mobile and $9 million against Ericsson. The jury also determined T-Mobile…

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