Fish & Richardson Named 2013 "Go-To Intellectual Property Law Firm" for Top Fortune 500 Companies

Jan 23, 2013, 09:00 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson has been named a 2013 "Go-To Intellectual Property Law Firm" for the top Fortune 500 companies by Corporate Counsel, putting Fish "in an exclusive group that delivers exceptional work for the Fortune 500."

"Companies that value their intellectual property as a strategic and indispensable business asset trust Fish with their most important, high-stakes IP matters," said Peter J. Devlin, President of Fish & Richardson. "We have a proven record of delivering winning results in a cost effective way.  It is an honor to have earned the trust of America's largest companies and to see that reflected in this survey."

Corporate Counsel gathered data on each company's primary law firms via surveys sent to general counsel at each of the top Fortune 500 companies.  To be included on the list, law firms had to be identified by the company's general counsel as a "primary law firm," which is defined as one or more of the following: firms that are on the company's preferred list; the go-to law firms for a specific practice area; firms that handled the most important cases in the previous year; firms used most often; and firms with the most billings.

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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