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Pam Smith and Will Hill Tankersley Named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property

Pam Smith and Will Hill Tankersley, both partners in the firm’s Birmingham office and members of the Intellectual Property Practice, were named IP Stars 2018/2019 by Managing Intellectual Property, the leading specialist guide to IP firms and practitioners worldwide. IP Stars recognizes the leading practitioners in intellectual property law through a rigorous research process that includes interviews and surveys of clients, law firms and practitioners. Researchers look specifically at expertise, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in each practice area.
Pam is a 15-year practitioner in the areas of intellectual property law, focusing on trademark, copyright, and licensing issues. She counsels businesses of all sizes across a variety of industries on protecting, enforcing, and maximizing the value of their brands and intellectual property.
Will Hill is the chair of Balch’s Intellectual Property Practice, and is a 30-year practitioner in the areas of intellectual property, unfair competition, restrictive covenants, technology and internet disputes, and complex, commercial litigation. He maintains deep and varied experience regarding the protection and defense of intellectual property, including trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, patents, and rights of publicity.