Fish & Richardson Sweeps 2014 Best Law Firms "National Tier 1" IP Rankings; Named "IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year"

Nov 04, 2013, 09:00 ET from Fish & Richardson

BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson has been named an elite "National Tier 1" law firm in five practice areas – Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, Technology Law, and Trademark Law – in U.S. News & Best Lawyers® 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings.  Fish was also recognized as the "IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year."  Only one law firm in each practice area – from among thousands of firms nationally – is selected to receive "Law Firm of the Year" honors, making this a particularly significant achievement.

Fish's high rankings and designation as "IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year" indicate a unique combination of quality of law practice and breadth of legal expertise.  The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes collecting client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field.  One Fish client noted that, "Fish & Richardson has the best intellectual property litigators I have ever encountered."

Fish's offices in Austin, Boston, Dallas, Delaware, Houston, Minneapolis, New York, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. also received top "Tier 1" rankings.

"We have swept the national top Tier 1 rankings across the entire spectrum of IP law – and won the coveted Law Firm of the Year designation – for three straight years.  We are truly honored to once again be recognized for our strong leadership position," said Ann Cathcart Chaplin, Litigation Practice Group Leader at Fish & Richardson.

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 ten 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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