Fish & Richardson Announces Six Principals Named 2013 "Life Sciences IP Stars" by LMG Life Sciences

Firm's Life Sciences Practice Also Receives Top Rankings

Sep 23, 2013, 10:08 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that six of its principals – Gwilym Attwell, Juanita Brooks, Dr. Janis Fraser, John Freeman, Dr. Teresa Lavoie, and Jonathan Singer – were named intellectual property (IP) "Life Sciences Stars" for 2013 in the second annual edition of LMG Life Sciences.  The firm's Life Sciences practice also received top rankings, with the publication noting "Fish & Richardson is part of a small group of law firms that can offer full-service comprehensive IP work to its life sciences clients."

Fish was "Highly Recommended" for Patent Prosecution, Patent Strategy and Management, and "Recommended" for Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation (Branded) and General Patent Litigation. 

According to an industry competitor, Fish has "one of the best prosecution teams in the country, and they can back that up with tremendous litigation work, especially on the Hatch-Waxman front."  A Fish client added, "We can go to them with any IP request that we have.  From beginning to end, we used the firm for our patent needs and could not have been happier with the outcome."

The LMG Life Sciences guide, which is published by the Legal Media Group in association with Euromoney Institutional Investor, is based on nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market, interviews with clients and leading lawyers, and a review of public information.

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 nine 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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