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Texas Lawbook Interviews Judge T. John Ward on Legal Career, Transformation of Patent Law

June 22, 2022

Ward, Smith & Hill Of Counsel T. John Ward recently received inclusion in the Texas Bar Foundation’s 2022 Outstanding 50-Year Lawyer Award for his dedication and service to the legal profession. Texas Lawbook interviewed Judge Ward on his career and building the reputation of the Eastern District of Texas known as the “rocket docket.” “I get credit,” Judge Ward…

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Chambers USA Legal Guide Recognizes Ward, Smith & Hill’s Chad Everingham for Intellectual Property

June 6, 2022

LONGVIEW, Texas – Ward, Smith & Hill partner Charles “Chad” Everingham IV  has been honored for his expertise in intellectual property litigation in the 2022 Chambers USA guide. Mr. Everingham has earned placement in the prestigious legal guide since 2014. Chambers USA 2022 is considered the gold standard for business law firms. The legal guide is published…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Helps Secure $41.8M Patent Infringement Victory for Biotech Company Seagen Inc

April 13, 2022

MARSHALL, Texas – A federal jury has awarded biotechnology company Seagen Inc. $41.8 million in a patent infringement lawsuit against Daiichi Sankyo Co. LTD, for infringing a cancer treatment pharmaceutical patent developed by Seagen. The four-day trial took place in U.S. Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap’s courtroom in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall. As…

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Texas Rising Stars Honors Ward, Smith & Hill Attorney Brett F. Miller

March 23, 2022

LONGVIEW, Texas – Ward, Smith & Hill trial attorney Brett F. Miller has earned selection to the 2022 edition of Texas Rising Stars for his expertise in civil litigation. The listing highlights the best young attorneys in the state. Mr. Miller’s expertise involves business and employment disputes as well as cases involving non-competes and…

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Texas Bar Foundation Honors T. John Ward with Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award

March 4, 2022

LONGVIEW – Trial lawyer and former federal Judge T. John Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill is among five recipients to earn the 2022 Texas Bar Foundation’s Outstanding 50 Year Lawyer Award. The Texas Bar Foundation honor is given to attorneys who have practiced law for more than 50 years and who adhere to…

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