Shook Hardy & Bacon
Kansas City-based Shook Hardy & Bacon is a national general practice law firm with 12 offices across the US and around 80 attorneys and analysts, including Microsoft's former chief patent officer. The firm is currently representing TASER in a patent infringement case against Digital Ally.
IP group chair Trent Webb has acted as lead counsel on over 100 IP cases, litigating on behalf of clients in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret cases throughout the country. John Garretson's national patent litigation and counseling practice focuses on pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices and information technology. He has recently been involved in patent trial work for Sprint Corporation, Coca-Cola, Activision, and Sony Interactive Entertainment. Garretson defended TASER in a patent and antitrust complaint filed by Digital Ally. He has succeeded in getting the antitrust claims dismissed.
Partner Jean Dickman practices in IP prosecution in the life sciences, medical device, and software industries, among others.