Mayer Brown section 337 partner joins Beijing office

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Gary Hnath

Gary Hnath, a leading authority in section 337 litigation at Mayor Brown has joined the firm’s Beijing office, in addition to his current position in Washington DC. Focusing on intellectual property litigation, including disputes involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement and trade secrets, Hnath has handled numerous US court cases and more than 45 investigations at the US International Trade Commission (ITC) under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, one of the principal forums for litigating intellectual property disputes involving imported articles.

Hnath has successfully represented both patent holders and companies accused of infringement in cases involving a variety of technologies, many of them high profile, for Chinese clients. He was also lead counsel to the first company in China to win a section 337 case after trial at the ITC.