Suzanne Hill, Partner
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
Suzanne Hill maintains a multifaceted commercial litigation practice with extensive experience litigating a wide variety of complex commercial and business disputes, including intellectual property, trade secrets, non-competes, professional liability and class actions. Her IP litigation experiences comprises protecting, enforcing and defending clients’ intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. In court, Suzanne defends and prosecutes claims of infringement, misappropriation, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices and other related claims. She has prosecuted and defended claims under the Lanham Act, Uniform Trade Secrets Act and the Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Outside of the courtroom, she consults with clients on business strategies relating to protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, including contracts, licenses and policy development.
John Stone, Partner
Decotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP
John Stone is a partner in DeCotiis’ New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. Stone’s practice focuses on complex business matters, including trade secret and other intellectual property litigation, and unfair competition and tortious interference claims, as well as construction and land use disputes and intra-company disputes.
Mr. Stone received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, his J.D. from the University of Richmond, Virginia, and studied International Law at Cambridge University. Mr. Stone has given Continuing Legal Education seminars on trade secrets, trade dress, and theft-of-ideas, and is co-chair of the ABA’s Trade Secrets Subcommittee, and co-editor of the ABA’s Intellectual Property Newsletter.