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Paul Hastings Strengthens Global IP Litigation Practice With Addition Of IP Team In Los Angeles

July 12, 2005

Asia IP Experts Terry D. Garnett  and Vincent K. Yip Join Firm

Los Angeles, CA (July 5, 2005) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Terry D. Garnett and Vincent K. Yip, formerly heads of the IP litigation practice at Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan, as partners in the firm's litigation practice, residents in the Los Angeles office. 

"Paul Hastings is one of the few law firms that offers world-class IP litigation capabilities on both sides of the Pacific." said Jamie Wareham, Chair of the Paul Hastings Litigation Department. "As Asian economies grow, and international IP disputes continue to move to the forefront, these two partners will assist our already strong global IP team to help clients adjust to the changing landscape." "With our large presence in Asia, Paul Hastings is the natural home for two of the top IP attorneys with experience in that region."

Garnett and Yip are both experts in their field, particularly in Asia, and built a substantial practice focusing on the representation of Asian clients in major U.S. patent and other IP cases. Their clients have included one of the world’s largest manufacturer of laptop computers, and other prominent Asia-based companies in the computer and computer-related industries.

Mr. Garnett and  Mr. Yip bring with them a team of five associates, Sang Dang, Maxwell Fox, Peter Wied, Jay Chiu and Hua Chen, all with experience in intellectual property,

The Paul Hastings Litigation Department provides premier litigation services to clients facing complex legal issues in the U.S., Europe and Asia.  With more than 220 lawyers in the Litigation Department, in addition to 150 litigators in the Employment Department, Paul Hastings is well positioned to handle all aspects of a client's litigation needs.  Our sophisticated litigation practice covers every major practice including securities, intellectual property, class action and employment litigation, international arbitration, and white collar crime. The Litigation Department has an impressive track record of winning large and difficult cases.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP is an international law firm with more than 1,000 attorneys located in 17 offices, representing Fortune 500 companies: Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, Paris, San Diego, San Francisco, Shanghai, Stamford, Tokyo and Washington, DC.