REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathi Kelly Lutton, a principal at Fish & Richardson, has been selected as one of the 2012 Women Leaders in Law by The Recorder. The annual honor recognizes 40 women networkers "who have shown creativity and effort in building relationships that create opportunities for their firms or organizations and for others." Lutton, who was selected from over 300 nominations based on her professional accomplishments and community involvement, will be honored at a ceremony on November 2.
At Fish, Lutton litigates high-profile, high-stakes patent cases in a wide range of technologies. She advises clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to startups on their portfolios, patent protection, patent enforcement, patent defensive efforts, patent prosecution and other intellectual property matters.
"Kathi is a natural networker," said Ann Cathcart-Chaplin, Litigation Practice Group leader of Fish & Richardson. "Not only is she a very talented and accomplished attorney, but she also has a passionate commitment to and genuine interest in the people in her wide network."
Lutton has received many accolades for her work, including being listed in Chambers USA in 2012, several times as a Super Lawyer, and twice by the Daily Journal as one of the 75 Leading Intellectual Property Litigators in California. Lutton served on the board of directors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association from 2008 to 2011.
Lutton received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She received her M.S. in electrical engineering from Syracuse University and her B.S. in electrical engineering from Binghamton University.
Fish & Richardson is a global law firm providing strategic counseling and litigation services to innovative clients that seek to protect and maximize the value of their intellectual property. With more than 375 attorneys and technology specialists practicing IP strategy and counseling, IP litigation and business litigation, Fish is known for its superior technical expertise. Fish has been named the top patent litigation firm in the country for eight straight years, a premier IP firm for America's biggest companies and an elite top-tier law practice. For more information, visit www.fr.com or follow @fishrichardson on Twitter.
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