King & Spalding has announced that Ethan Horwitz, a top-ranked trademark and patent litigator, has joined its New York office as a partner in the firm's intellectual; property practice.
King & Spalding's intellectual property practice has grown at an average rate of one new partner a month since September 2006. Mr. Horwitz's arrival marks the fifth new IP partner in the New York office and the 10th new IP partner at the firm in that time frame.
Mr. Horwitz has more than 25 years of experience in intellectual property law. He has advised clients in a full range of intellectual property services and litigated patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright and false advertising cases in the United States and internationally. His practice includes worldwide acquisition and enforcement of intellectual property and advising clients on the enforcement of their intellectual property.
Mr. Horwitz was preceded at King & Spalding's New York office by the recent arrival of IP partners Katie McCarthy, Richard Pettus, Peg Brivanlou, Ph.D., and Ken Sonnenfeld, Ph.D. Since September 2006, five additional IP partners have joined the firm in its Houston and Atlanta locations. These are John Harbin, Tony Askew, Steve Schaetzel and Jim Johnson, Ph.D., in Atlanta and Todd Mattingly in Houston.