Addy Advises Peers on Founding, Running Boutique Law Firm at Linn Inn for IP Meeting

Category: News • By Cheryl Kennedy • September 26, 2019

Meredith Addy, co-founder and partner at boutique litigation and intellectual property law firm AddyHart P.C., was a featured panelist at a program hosted by The Richard Linn American Inn of Court on September 25, 2019 in Chicago, in a meeting hosted by McDermott Will & Emery.

Addy was a panelist for “Free Solo: Should You Scale the IP Legal Mountain Alone?,” a discussion about the promise and the challenges of practicing intellectual property law solo or as part of a start-up firm. Other panelists included James Katz, co-founder and partner at Lempia Summerfield Katz LLC; Bill Irwin, founder of Irwin IP LLC, and David Bennett, founder of DirectionIP Law.

Addy and co-founder Robert P. Hart founded AddyHart P.C. in January of 2019 as a boutique litigation and intellectual property law firm. The firm provides a range of IP, entertainment, and corporate law services to entrepreneurial and startup firms, established mid-sized businesses, and companies in the Fortune 1000. AddyHart’s clients include innovative companies in software and hardware, avionics, pharmaceuticals and biomedical engineering, the automotive sector, and entertainment.

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court was established in 2007, with the mission is to foster the American Inns of Court’s guiding principles of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence in the practice of intellectual property law. The Linn Inn is one of twenty-two American Inns of Court in the United States and in Japan that focus on intellectual property. Addy co-founded the Linn Inn and served as its first president. More information is at

About AddyHart P.C

Founded by experienced AmLaw100 corporate attorneys and intellectual property litigators, AddyHart specializes in handling complex intellectual property litigation from discovery and claim construction to settlement and trial, while its full-service corporate practice assists entrepreneurial companies throughout all phases of their growth and development. Clients range from Fortune 1000 companies to mid-tier and smaller entrepreneurial businesses. AddyHart has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, and Irvine, Calif.