CARY, N.C. (April 2018) – Coats & Bennett, PLLC, one of the nation’s highest rated intellectual property law firms, is proud to announce Gavin Parsons, Of Counsel, as head of Litigation.

Mr. Parsons is a widely experienced litigator who represents clients across numerous industries in high exposure civil litigation in state and federal courts, and the North Carolina Business Court. Gavin is ranked in Chambers USA for Commercial Litigation (North Carolina) and has also been recognized as a Rising Star in Business Litigation in North Carolina Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics and Charlotte Magazine.

 “This is an exciting time for this firm. The addition of Gavin Parsons to head our litigation department will undoubtedly take this group to the next level.  His broad expertise in commercial litigation along with his experience in intellectual property disputes will prove a great asset to us and our clients.” stated David Kalish, the managing member at Coats & Bennett.

Mr. Parsons obtained his law degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law in 2001, and his undergraduate degrees from North Carolina State University in 1998.  Prior to joining Coats & Bennett he was a partner at an international law firm in Raleigh where he represented clients in complex civil disputes across the country.

Coats & Bennett, PLLC is a full service intellectual property law firm with extensive experience across a range of technologies and businesses. Our areas of practice include patent and other intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, patent application preparation and prosecution, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, trade secrets, internet and domain name disputes.