BOSTON, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson has been named a top trademark law firm for the seventh consecutive year by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, a guide to the world's leading trademark legal services providers. According to WTR, Fish's "IP group boasts a deep pool of legal talent and commercial knowledge, which has attracted the longstanding patronage of numerous top-brass trademark owners." "Marquee brands continue to rely on the vigorous protection for which Fish & Richardson's heavyweight trademark team is famous."
Fish received top rankings for its national practice and regional practices in California, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas. WTR noted "the nationally renowned Fish & Richardson boasts an extensive network of offices across the country, with seamless cooperation among its many IP practitioners a hallmark." In addition, 12 Fish attorneys were singled out for special recognition: Cynthia Johnson Walden (Boston), Trademark and Copyright Practice Group Leader; Keith A. Barritt (Washington, D.C.), principal; Timothy A. French (Boston), principal; Sheryl Koval Garko (Boston), principal; Lisa Greenwald-Swire (Silicon Valley), principal; R. David Hosp (Boston/New York), principal; Kristen McCallion (New York), principal; Robert M. O'Connell, Jr. (Boston), of counsel; Mark S. Puzella (Boston), principal; Russell N. Rippamonti (Dallas), senior principal; Debra Serota (Boston/New York), of counsel; and Catherine Stockell (New York), of counsel.
With the support of the world's premier intellectual property (IP) law firm, Fish's trademark group offers the resources of a global IP leader, the expertise of a boutique, and the personal service that comes with a local presence. Fish provides a full range of global trademark services through its 12 offices in the U.S. and Munich, Germany, including trademark counseling and prosecution, enforcement and litigation, licensing agreements and due diligence, and advertising counsel. Clients range from emerging companies to Fortune 500 corporations across a number of industries, including computer hardware and software, consumer products, life sciences, financial services, and the internet.
The WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world's leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process that encompasses over 70 global jurisdictions, law firms and individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 based on receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources.
Fish & Richardson is a global patent, trademark, intellectual property (IP) litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe. Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, is one of the busiest post-grant firms, and is a top tier patent and trademark firm. Fish has represented the most innovative clients and influential industry leaders since 1878. For more information, visit www.fr.com.
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