Fish & Richardson Named a Top Trademark Law Firm for Third Straight Year by World Trademark Review

Feb 11, 2013, 12:37 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson has been named a top trademark law firm for the third consecutive year by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, a guide to "the world's leading trademark legal services providers."  WTR noted that Fish is an "IP heavyweight" with a "collaborative, dedicated team" delivering "top-notch professionalism" and that "the team forges longstanding relationships with a diverse set of clients, thanks to its efficient, cost-effective approach and comprehensive expertise."

Fish received top rankings for its national practice and regional practices in California, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Texas.  In addition, nine Fish attorneys were singled out for special recognition: Cynthia Johnson Walden (Boston), Trademark and Copyright Practice Group Leader; Joel D. Leviton (Twin Cities), Co-Chair of the Copyright Group; Timothy French (Boston), principal; R. David Hosp (Boston/New York), principal; Lisa Greenwald-Swire, (Silicon Valley) principal; Lisa M. Martens (Southern California), principal; Gregory A. Madera (Boston/Twin Cities), principal; Mark Puzella (Boston), principal; and Russell Rippamonti (Dallas), principal.

With 11 offices in the U.S. and one in Germany, Fish's trademark attorneys provide a full range of trademark advice and representation, including trademark counseling, prosecution, clearance work, complex litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.

The WTR 1000 is a comprehensive and definitive list that covers more than 50 global jurisdictions.  Firms qualify for inclusion based on the depth of their expertise, market presence, and level of work.  Individuals qualify based upon positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of their practice and market.

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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