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Texas Attorney Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill Earns Best Lawyers Honors

August 17, 2015

LONGVIEW, Texas – Accomplished attorney Johnny Ward of the East Texas law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, is being recognized as one of the nation’s top Intellectual property lawyers by earning selection to The Best Lawyers in America for 2016. This is the first time that Mr. Ward has been chosen for the annual listing of…

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East Texas’ Ward & Smith Adds Longtime Partner to Firm Name; Now Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC

March 16, 2015

LONGVIEW, Texas – Ward & Smith, one of East Texas’ leading trial law firms, is adding longtime firm partner Wesley Hill to the firm name. Ward & Smith Law Firm is now Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC. Mr. Hill has been a partner at the Longview-based firm since 2009, trying almost a dozen of his more than 20…

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Ward & Smith Helps Smartflash Win $532.9 Million Patent Infringement Verdict Against Apple

February 25, 2015

Federal jury finds Smartflash patents valid TYLER, Texas – A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has awarded Tyler, Texas-based Smartflash LLC a $532.9 million verdict after finding that technology giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) infringed a series of Smartflash patents in order to produce and sell Apple’s popular iTunes software. The trial…

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Ward & Smith Helps Rembrandt Wireless Technologies Win $15.7 Million Patent Verdict

February 23, 2015

Texas jury issues multimillion-dollar decision against Samsung over Bluetooth patents MARSHALL, Texas – Attorney T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr. of East Texas-based Ward & Smith recently helped firm client Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP win a $15.7 million patent infringement verdict following a courtroom battle over two patents that cover the same Bluetooth technology commonly found in…

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Trial Team in Defective Guardrail Case Earns National Recognition

October 27, 2014

LONGVIEW, Texas – Former federal Judge T. John Ward of Ward & Smith and other members of the trial team that won a resounding $175 million verdict in a lawsuit over a defective guardrail system are being highlighted by The American Lawyer magazine and Texas Lawyer newspaper for their roles in the milestone case. In “Jury Delivers…

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