Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend Client, HeadDEFENDER, Wins Gold Medal at 2015 Invention and New Product Expo

SAN DIEGO (June 22) Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that Kilpatrick Townsend’s client, HeadDEFENDER, was named the "2015 Award of Excellence" winner and received the Gold Medal for Innovation Excellence in Apparel & Accessories Category at the Invention and New Product Expo (INPEX) in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. INPEX is the largest invention convention in the U.S. for investors, entrepreneurs, and businesses.

Kilpatrick Townsend, led by partner Kandace Watson, serves as counsel for Head Defender LLC. Partner, Thomas Franklin, and attorney, Rich Christiansen, served as patent counsel and filed the award-winning patent design on behalf of Head Defender, LLC.

The HeadDEFENDER is a one-of-a-kind travel accessory that slips over the top of most standard size airplane seats and helps keep travelers germ-free while traveling. HeadDEFENDER uses an integrated non-toxic, hypo-allergenic, and environmentally safe antimicrobial barrier that destroys 99.9% of the disease causing microbes including MRSA and Staph. To learn more about HeadDEFENDER, please visit,

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