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

Dec 03, 2012, 09:00 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that it has been named the top patent litigation firm in the country by Corporate Counsel magazine.  This is the ninth straight year that Fish has received the #1 ranking as the firm that handles the most patent litigation in the U.S.  

Corporate Counsel found that Fish handles significantly more patent litigation than any other law firm.  The annual survey, which was published in December 2012, ranks firms according to who represents clients in the most federal district court patent cases each year.  In 2011, Fish handled a total of 173 new patent cases, a 35% increase over the number of cases the firm handled in 2010 and 48 more cases than the firm's nearest competitor.  Overall, the number of patent infringement actions filed in 2011 was the highest ever recorded.

"More companies trust Fish for complex high-stakes patent litigation for one reason: we win," said Ann Cathcart Chaplin, Litigation Practice Group Leader at Fish & Richardson.  "Clients know they can trust us to handle their most complex litigation problems because we are the absolute best at what we do."

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).  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 top patent litigation firm in the country for nine straight years, a premier 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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