SOURCE: Fish & Richardson

August 23, 2010 14:05 ET

Fish & Richardson Named Top IP Litigation and IP Patent Prosecution Firm by Fortune 100 Companies

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - August 23, 2010) -  Fish & Richardson has been ranked by the Fortune 100 as the #1 IP Litigation law firm and #2 IP Patent Prosecution law firm in the country, according to Corporate Counsel Magazine's annual survey of "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies." The survey was published on August 19, 2010. 

In Corporate Counsel's article about the IP rankings, they said, "Besides Fish, no IP specialty shop, big or small, ranked among the law firms landing corporate America's big-ticket litigation work."

For the 2009 survey, Corporate Counsel combed through state and federal records, PACER, and USPTO data to see which law firms Fortune 100 corporations used the most in five key areas: corporate, contracts litigation, labor litigation, torts litigation, and intellectual property. The data was gathered in May and June 2010.

"It is a privilege and an honor to be ranked among the best of the best law firms that the largest corporations turn to for their most important, bet-the-company work," said Peter J. Devlin, President of Fish & Richardson. "We regularly top this survey because we consistently deliver the results that our Fortune 100 clients expect."

Fish & Richardson is a leading global law firm with more than 350 attorneys and technology specialists practicing intellectual property strategy and counseling, intellectual property litigation, and business litigation. Fish does cutting-edge legal work for innovative clients who value their intellectual property. The firm was recently named top patent prosecution firm (Managing Intellectual Property, February 2010), was honored as an IP Firm of the Year (Law360, January 2010), and named a finalist for top IP Litigation Department of the Year (American Lawyer, January 2010). Fish handles more patent litigation than any other law firm (IP Law & Business, September 2009), is the number one IP firm for America's biggest companies (Corporate Counsel, September 2009), and was named the number one firm in the world for PCT filings (Managing Intellectual Property, October 2009). The firm also handled two of the top ten most important IP cases of 2009 (Managing Intellectual Property, January 2010). For more information, visit http://www.fr.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Amy Blumenthal
    Blumenthal & Associates
    (617) 879-1511

    Kelly Largey
    Fish & Richardson
    (800) 818-5070