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Paul Hastings Appoints Stephen Korniczky Chair Of The Global Intellectual Property Practice

June 06, 2005

New York(June 6, 2005) – Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce today that Stephen Korniczky, resident in the San Diego office, has been named Chair of the Global Intellectual Property Practice.   

“Stephen’s high level intellectual property prosecution and litigation background coupled with his extensive knowledge of the foreign intellectual property markets make him the perfect fit to lead our global IP practice through anticipated growth in the U.S., Asia and Europe,” said Seth Zachary, Chairman of Paul Hastings.  “I am excited about the direction of our IP practice under Stephen’s guidance and look forward to continued success from the department.”

Stephen Korniczky has been lead counsel in numerous patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright lawsuits and has substantial experience handling nationwide patent and trademark enforcement campaigns against multiple infringers.  Over the past sixteen years, he has successfully represented both publicly traded and emerging companies in the computer, communications, semiconductor, internet, consumer electronics, automotive and medical device industries.  Mr. Korniczky received his J.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo and his B.S. from Polytechnic University, New York in Engineering. He is a member of the California state bar.

Paul Hastings Litigation Department: 

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, founded in 1951, is an international law firm, representing Fortune 500 companies. Paul Hastings has more than 1,000 attorneys located in 15 offices: Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Paris, San Diego, San Francisco, Shanghai, Stamford, Tokyo and Washington, DC.