BOSTON, Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson has been named a top national trademark law firm for the eighth consecutive year by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000. According to WTR, "Top-brass trademark owners love being on the receiving end of Fish & Richardson's percipient counsel" and the firm's "outstanding trademark practice is a formidable force across the nation."
Three Fish principals – Cynthia Johnson Walden, R. David Hosp, and Mark S. Puzella – received top national rankings from WTR. According to one leading brand owner, "Having worked with different counsel across the globe, Hosp and Puzella are by far and away the most knowledgeable, hard-working and talented attorneys I have ever encountered." Walden, who leads the firm's Trademark & Copyright practice, is sought-after because she "thinks creatively and proactively solves issues that may arise."
Fish also received top rankings for its regional practices in California, Massachusetts, and New York. Twelve Fish attorneys were singled out for recognition in their region: Lisa Greenwald-Swire in California; Keith A. Barritt in D.C.; Timothy A. French, Sheryl Koval Garko, R. David Hosp, Robert M. O'Connell, Jr., Mark S. Puzella, Debra Serota, and Cynthia Johnson Walden in Massachusetts; Kristen McCallion and Catherine Stockell in New York; and Russell N. Rippamonti in Texas.
As part of the world's premier intellectual property (IP) law firm, Fish's Trademark & Copyright practice offers the resources of a global IP leader, the expertise of a boutique, and the personal service that comes with a local presence. Fish provides a full range of global trademark services through its 12 offices in the U.S. and Munich, Germany, including trademark counseling and prosecution, enforcement and litigation, licensing agreements and due diligence, and advertising counsel. Clients range from emerging companies to Fortune 500 corporations across a number of industries, including computer hardware and software, consumer products, life sciences, financial services, and the internet.
The WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world's leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process that encompasses over 70 global jurisdictions, law firms and individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 based on receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources.
Fish & Richardson is a global intellectual property firm, offering patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and counseling, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation services with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S. and Europe. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives. Fish is the No. 1 U.S. patent litigation firm, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor; a powerhouse patent prosecution firm; a top-tier trademark and copyright firm; and the No. 1 firm at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, with more cases than any other firm. Since 1878, Fish attorneys have been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world's most innovative and influential technology leaders. For more information, visit https://www.fr.com or follow us at @FishRichardson.
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