LEXINGTON, KY—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of four attorneys to the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology (IPT) Service Group. Warren D. Schickli and Michael S. Hargis join Stites & Harbison as Members (Partners) while Trevor T. Graves and Patrick M. Torre join the firm as Counsel. The attorneys join the firm from King & Schickli, PLLC, and will be based in Stites & Harbison’s Lexington, Ky., office.
The additional attorneys bring significant experience in patents, trademarks, copyrights, intellectual property litigation, trade secrets, and TTAB oppositions and cancellations. They also bring strong backgrounds in mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering, chemistry, animal science, and agriculture.
Both Schickli and Graves have backgrounds in chemistry. Hargis earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UK prior to becoming a lawyer. Torre’s background includes a Ph.D. in Animal Science and an M.S. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.