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IP Litigator John Hintz Joins Rimon’s New York Office

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Expanding its team of top-flight Intellectual Property partners, Rimon, P.C. has added John Hintz, an IP litigator with more than twenty-five years of experience handling patent disputes and other IP matters, as a partner in its New York office.

Mr. Hintz joins Rimon from Haynes and Boone, LLP, where he also served as a partner.

Mr. Hintz has represented clients in all aspects of intellectual property and patent disputes, including trying cases in numerous federal courts as well as practicing before the International Trade Commission. He has handled matters for a wide variety of sectors, including search engines, bar code technology, process control instrumentation, telecommunications, financial services, chemicals, medical devices, and life sciences.

In addition to his litigation work, Mr. Hintz has advised clients on transactional, licensing, and counseling work, including mergers and acquisitions and licensing of intellectual property assets.

His work has been recognized by his peers, as he was named by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year – Patent Litigation – New York City Area – 2013,” as well as receiving recognition from Intellectual Asset Management magazine and Super Lawyers. Mr. Hintz had previously served as a partner at other law firms, including WilmerHale and Fish & Neave.

Mr. Hintz is joining a strong 11 partner IP team at Rimon. Over the last two years, the firm has greatly enhanced its Intellectual Property practice, bringing aboard Wade Savoy, former Assistant General Counsel of Intellectual Property at Walmart, patent prosecutor John Boyd and Dr. Bruce Abramson in New York, patent litigator Paul Beattie in Seattle, technology lawyers Frank Vargas and Fred Tsien in Silicon Valley, technology transaction lawyers Paul Economon in Northern Virginia, Mark Mirkin in South Florida, Carl Sherer in Tel Aviv, and Sandy Sterret in Washington, DC. The firm has gained wide recognition for handling cutting edge technology work.

Since its inception five years ago, Rimon has been widely recognized as an innovator in the legal field, offering full service teams of highly-experienced attorneys with the ability to shift and adapt to client needs. Rimon's corporate, litigation, intellectual property, tax and private client attorneys work as a close-knit team throughout its 15 offices internationally. The Financial Times recognized Rimon on its list of most innovative law firms and the firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association Journal.

“John has proved himself one of the leading lights in intellectual property disputes in the United States. He has an astounding reputation for triumphing in difficult patent cases, and understanding the technological questions that make IP such a challenging field. We are happy to welcome him aboard our growing IP team,” said Michael Moradzadeh, CEO of Rimon, P.C.

“I was very impressed with the strength and level of experience of Rimon's IP partners. The firm has a great collection of patent specialists, who are capable of assisting clients in all of the diverse challenges they face in navigating the IP field. This IP group fits in with the rest of Rimon, a team of highly skilled and very experienced attorneys who have a deep understanding of the law and are able to bring those talents to bear on behalf of clients,” said Mr. Hintz.

In addition to his IP work, Mr. Hintz has noteworthy pro bono experience, including supervising a team that obtained the release of Dewey Bozella, a man wrongfully convicted of murder and incarcerated for 26 years. Mr. Hintz was co-awarded the Gideon Champion of Justice Award” by the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for his work on behalf of Mr. Bozella.

Mr. Hintz received his J.D., with honors, from George Washington University Law School, and his B.S. from Miami University.

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