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Furniture Law Blog About Patent and IP Law Issues Launched

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Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC announced that the Firm's Intellectual Property Group has launched Womble Carlyle Furniture Law Blog. The blog dissects the dicey legal issues affecting the furniture industry with a keen focus on intellectual property matters. From new case filings and decisions to legislative activities, the Furniture Law Blog covers the often insular furniture industry from a unique angle that only a select few have experienced. "The furniture law blog sheds a light on the intellectual property and patent issues that impact the furniture industry," Said Jack B. Hicks, a Patent attorney at Womble Carlyle who works extensively in the home furnishings industry. "We wanted to provided a concise and easily read blog that examines legal issues in this very tightly focused industry." Jake Wharton, an attorney also highly experienced in furniture protection issues, will be a frequent contributor. The Furniture Law Blog is a must-read source for anyone interested in patent and intellectual property law in the furniture industry. Visit Furniture Law Blog to look inside this fascinating industry. Womble Carlyle - Innovators at Law A full-service business law firm, Womble Carlyle ranks among American Lawyer magazine's list of the 100 leading firms in the country and is a top law firm for companies doing business in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. The firm is a recipient of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Corporate Leadership Award, making Womble Carlyle the first law firm ever to receive the highest honor given to a business organization in recognition of its support of the Fund and its 45 member educational institutions. The firm also is the first law firm to be awarded the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Freedom Award, which is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Founded in 1876, Womble Carlyle operates in six states and the District of Columbia with more than 500 attorneys in eleven offices located in Atlanta, GA; Greenville, SC; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, NC; Washington, DC; Tysons Corner, VA; Baltimore, MD; and Wilmington, DE. Womble Carlyle is located in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic regions, and serves clients nationally and globally.

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