BOSTON, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson is the #1 law firm at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for 2018 according to a PTAB survey compiled by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) – retaining its #1 ranking for four years. Fish represented petitioners and patent owners in 207 proceedings, handling 40 more PTAB cases than its closest competitor. Fish is also the #1 most active firm representing petitioners at the PTAB with 140 petitions – twice as many as the next firm on the list.
Karl Renner, principal and co-chair of Fish's Post-Grant Practice Group, was the #1 most active attorney at the PTAB overall in 2018, appearing in 104 proceedings for petitioners and patent owners. Renner (78 petitions), Thomas Rozylowicz (40 petitions), Jeremy Monaldo (34 petitions), and Timothy Riffe (34 petitions) all made the top 10 list of the most active attorneys representing petitioners at the PTAB. Fish attorneys Roberto Devoto (22 petitions) and John Phillips (20 petitions) also made the list.
This is the fifth year that MIP has ranked the leading PTAB law firms, analyzing data from the Docket Navigator database to determine the top petitioners, patent owners, law firms, and attorneys at the PTAB for petitions filed in 2018. Founded in 1990, MIP is an international magazine for in-house IP counsel and a leading source of news and analysis on all IP developments worldwide.
Fish & Richardson, a premier global intellectual property law firm, is sought-after and trusted by the world's most innovative brands and influential technology leaders. Fish offers patent prosecution, counseling and litigation; trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling and litigation; and commercial litigation services. Our deep bench of attorneys with first-chair trial experience in every technology makes us the go-to firm for the most technically complex cases. We have an established reputation as a top-tier firm for patent portfolio planning, strategy and prosecution, as well as post-grant proceedings at the PTAB. Fish was established in 1878, and now has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S., Europe and China. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. For more information, visit fr.com or follow us at @FishRichardson.
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