Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Prosecution and Litigation Practices

Jun 13, 2013, 09:00 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson today announced that its Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation practices have received top national rankings in the 2013 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent PractitionersIAM noted that Fish is "highly sought after by domestic and international clients...and has a great reputation borne of knowing the law well, presenting arguments correctly and – importantly – getting the results."  Fish's offices in California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, and Texas also received top rankings in the guide.

In addition, 25 Fish attorneys were selected for inclusion as "top patent practitioners."  The attorneys selected include: Gwilym Attwell, James Babineau, Edmond Bannon, Dr. Jack Brennan, Juanita Brooks, Joseph Colaianni, Ruffin Cordell, John Dragseth, Tara Elliott, Kevin Gray, John Hayden, David Healey, Dr. Stuart Macphail, Gregory Madera, William Marsden, Jr., Douglas McCann, Michael McKeon, Thomas Melsheimer, Frank Porcelli, Thomas Reger II, W. Karl Renner, Timothy Riffe, Frank Scherkenbach, Jonathan Singer, and Dorothy Whelan.

The IAM Patent 1000 is a guide to the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe.  Based on interviews with almost 1,500 attorneys and in-house counsel, individuals quality for a listing when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate.  According to IAM, "only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000." 

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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