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Ward, Smith & Hill Helps VirnetX Win $302 Million Texas Patent Verdict

October 3, 2016

TYLER, Texas – For the second time this year, firm founder Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has helped a client win a multimillion-dollar patent infringement verdict against technology giant Apple Inc. The $302 million verdict handed down Sept. 30 in favor of VirnetX Holding Corp. follows another verdict from earlier this year in which Mr….

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Ward, Smith & Hill Helps Client Win $22M Patent Infringement Verdict vs. Apple

September 19, 2016

LONGVIEW, Texas – Name partner Wesley Hill of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, of Longview recently helped firm client Cellular Communications Equipment, LLC, win a $22 million patent infringement verdict against iPhone manufacturer Apple Inc. The verdict was handed down Sept. 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler. The jury before…

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Attorneys from East Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill Named Among Best in State

September 9, 2016

LONGVIEW, Texas – Three attorneys from Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, have been named among the best in the state based on their work in intellectual property cases. Firm name partners Johnny Ward and Wesley Hill were named to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list along with former federal Judge T. John…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Partner Wesley Hill Earns National Honors for Legal Expertise

August 29, 2016

Hill among just 29 in Texas named to exclusive listing of country’s top lawyers under 40 LONGVIEW, Texas – Name partner Wesley Hill of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has earned selection as one of the nation’s top young attorneys on the 2016 Under 40 Hot List from Benchmark Litigation, a leading legal publisher focused on lawyers and…

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East Texas Attorney Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill Earns National Honors

August 15, 2016

LONGVIEW, Texas – Longtime East Texas lawyer Johnny Ward of Longview’s Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, once again has been named among the country’s top attorneys in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the most respected guides to the U.S. legal profession. This is the second consecutive year that Mr. Ward has earned selection to…

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