Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations

The following changes in personnel and other news have been announced recently by prominent intellectual property law firms and other IP-related organizations:

Grace L. Pan has left Holland & Knight LLP, New York, to join Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, New York, as a partner in the firm’s patent litigation team.

Thomas Zutic, a Washington, D.C.-based partner at DLA Piper, has been named chair of the firm’s trademark, copyright, and media practice.

* IP attorney Matthew D. Murphey has left Troutman Sanders LLP, Irvine, Calif., to join Theodora Oringher PC, Costa Mesa, Calif., as a senior attorney. Commercial litigation and IP attorney Meghan Canty has also left Troutman Sanders LLP, Irvine, to join Theodora Oringher PC, Costa Mesa, as an associate attorney.

* Trademark attorney Lori Meddings has left Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee, to join Quarles & Brady LLP, Madison, Wis., as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group.