Fish & Richardson Named #1 Top Patent Litigation Firm for Tenth Year in a Row by Corporate Counsel Magazine

Fish handled 220 patent cases; more than twice the number of its nearest competitor

Nov 06, 2013, 09:00 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that for a tenth consecutive year the firm has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the country by Corporate Counsel magazine.  The annual Corporate Counsel survey found that Fish handled a total of 220 patent cases in 2012 – a staggering 125 more cases than the firm's nearest competitor. 

The Corporate Counsel survey, which was published in the November 2013 issue, ranks firms according to how many new federal district court patent suits they handled in 2012.  Fish's 220 patent cases represent a 27% increase over the number of cases the firm handled in 2011.  

"No other firm comes close to Fish when it comes to handling – and winning – the quantity of complicated, technical high-stakes cases for blue chip technology leaders.  Our Fortune 100 clients trust us to protect their billion dollar innovations because we know how to win the toughest cases with the most at risk," said Ann Cathcart Chaplin, Litigation Practice Group Leader at Fish & Richardson.  

Fish & Richardson is a global law firm providing strategic counseling and litigation services to innovative clients who seek to protect and maximize the value of their intellectual property (IP).  Founded in 1878, Fish's early clients included Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers.  The firm has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists practicing IP strategy and counseling, IP litigation, and commercial litigation.  Fish is consistently singled out for its superior technical expertise and great results, and has been named the top patent litigation firm in the country for ten consecutive years, the number one IP firm for America's biggest companies, and an elite top tier law practice.  For more information, visit or follow @fishrichardson on Twitter.

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