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Additon, Higgins & Pendleton Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Legal Elite

Posted on January 27, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories as voted on by their peers.  The Legal Elite listing is published in the January issue of Business North Carolina magazine.

Congratulations to John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp on being named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for 2016.

John P. Higgins has been recognized as Legal Elite for 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2016.

John C. Nipp has been recognized as Legal Elite for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce that Jim Witherspoon has recently joined our firm as a registered patent attorney

Posted on January 25, 2016 in Uncategorized.

Jim concentrates his practice on U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, as well as patent-related opinion work. He has extensive experience working with foreign associates to obtain foreign patent protection, and to obtain U.S. patents claiming priority to foreign patent applications. He has an extremely broad base of technical experience that includes mechanical arts, materials, electromechanical, software, optics, ornamental designs, business methods, fluid dynamics, medical devices, and power generation. Jim also has experience in other intellectual property areas.

Prior to practicing law, Jim worked in the Nuclear Production Department of the Duke Power Company (now Duke Energy) where he served as the corporate coordinator for the in-service testing of safety-related pumps and valves at the company’s nuclear stations, and provided general engineering support with an emphasis on the enhancement of thermal performance of nuclear stations.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2016

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Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce  that John J. Barnhardt, III and John P. Higgins have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2016 in the fields of Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation.  Jim Witherspoon has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2016 in the field of Patents.

 


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce that Christopher Dodson has recently joined our firm as a registered patent attorney

Posted on September 16, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Christopher has extensive patent prosecution experience in the fields of electrical connectors, lead acid batteries, and solar panel technologies, as well as a wide variety of other mechanical devices. He also regularly prosecutes patent applications in the software, medical device, chemical, and biotechnological fields.

Christopher holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Emory University, where he performed biochemistry research and authored several academic papers. Christopher later attended graduate school at the University of Georgia, where he focused on synthetic organic chemistry, and, in particular, on synthetic carbohydrate chemistry. He also worked for many years as a Medicinal Chemist at GlaxoSmithKline, where he routinely designed and synthesized a wide variety of small molecules for drug discovery efforts. Additionally, Christopher worked as a patent agent at GlaxoSmithKline while attending Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers® in 2015

Posted on February 19, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce that two firm attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers® 2015 list of top attorneys in Intellectual Property Litigation in North Carolina, and one firm attorney was named to the Super Lawyers® 2015 North Carolina Top 100 list and the Super Lawyers® 2015 Charlotte Top 25 list. The results were published in Super Lawyers® Magazine, which was distributed in January.

John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp were named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® list in Intellectual Property Litigation.

John P. Higgins was named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 100 list.

John P. Higgins was also named to the Charlotte 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 25 list.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers® in 2015

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Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce that two firm attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers® 2015 list of top attorneys in Intellectual Property Litigation in North Carolina, and one firm attorney was named to the Super Lawyers® 2015 North Carolina Top 100 list and the Super Lawyers® 2015 Charlotte Top 25 list. The results were published in Super Lawyers® Magazine, which was distributed in January.

John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp were named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® list in Intellectual Property Litigation.

John P. Higgins was named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 100 list.

John P. Higgins was also named to the Charlotte 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 25 list.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce that two of our attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers® 2015 list of top attorneys in Intellectual Property Litigation in North Carolina, and one of our attorneys was named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 100 list and the Charlotte 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 25 list. The results were published in Super Lawyers® Magazine, which was distributed in January.

John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp were named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® list in Intellectual Property Litigation.

John P. Higgins was named to the North Carolina 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 100 list and the Charlotte 2015 Super Lawyers® Top 25 list.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Legal Elite

Posted on February 2, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories as voted on by their peers. The Legal Elite listing is published in the January issue of Business North Carolina magazine.

Congratulations to John P. Higgins and John C. Nipp on being named to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for 2015 in Intellectual Property.

John P. Higgins has been recognized as Legal Elite in the field of Intellectual Property for 2005, 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2015.

John C. Nipp has been recognized as Legal Elite in the field of Intellectual Property for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.


John P. Higgins Recognized as a Lawyer of the Year in the Best Lawyers in America® in 2015

Posted on January 30, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce  that John P. Higgins has been recognized as a Lawyer of the Year in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2015 in the fields of Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation.


Additon, Higgins & Pendleton Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® in 2015

Posted on January 26, 2015 in Uncategorized.

Additon, Higgins & Pendleton, P.A. is pleased to announce  that John J. Barnhardt, III and John P. Higgins have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2015 in the fields of Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation.