Kelley Drye Adds New Partner to Its Top-Tier Intellectual Property Practice
December 19, 2011

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is pleased to announce that Douglass C. Hochstetler has joined the firm as partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation group working from the firm's Chicago office.  He will focus on patent infringement litigation representing pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation.  Douglass comes from the law firm of Schiff Hardin, where he was partner. 

"Doug has an unique and outstanding background.  He's a superb trial lawyer and his arrival significantly expands our litigation capabilities in the intellectual property area," said Jim Kirk, the firm's managing partner.

Douglass C. Hochstetler
Mr. Hochstetler comes from the Chicago office of Schiff Hardin, where he was a partner for the past 10 years.  In addition to working as a partner and associate in a patent boutique firm in Chicago, Mr. Hochstetler served as in-house counsel at DuPont.  He has more than 25 years of legal experience representing companies in intellectual property disputes.

Mr. Hochstetler has been named a Leading Lawyer in intellectual property law by the Illinois Leading Lawyers Network.  He received his bachelor's degree in chemistry, cum laude, from Princeton University, and graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center.