SOURCE: Fish & Richardson

November 01, 2011 12:45 ET

Fish & Richardson Attorney Indranil "Indy" Mukerji Named 2011 "Minority 40 Under 40" Honoree by National Law Journal

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - Indranil "Indy" Mukerji, a 37-year-old principal at Fish & Richardson, has been selected as a 2011 "Minority 40 Under 40" honoree by the National Law Journal. The award recognizes 40 minority lawyers across the United States "who have wielded national influence in their practice areas and beyond during the past five years."

At Fish, Mr. Mukerji focuses on litigating patent cases in federal courts around the country in a wide variety of technologies, including computer software and hardware. Mr. Mukerji's representation of multiple defendants in high-profile patent cases has set a precedent for how multi-defendant cases are litigated in federal courts. Mr. Mukerji also counsels clients and manages patent and intellectual property portfolios for clients ranging in size from start-ups to global corporations.

"This is a great honor for Indy and we are very proud that he was singled out for this important recognition by the National Law Journal," said Peter J. Devlin, president of Fish & Richardson. "He is an accomplished patent litigator who is handling cutting-edge cases that are shaping the future of intellectual property law."

Mr. Mukerji received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1999, and both his M.E. (1996) and B.S. (1995) in biological engineering from Cornell University.

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). With more than 375 attorneys and technology specialists practicing IP strategy and counseling, IP litigation, and business litigation, Fish is known for its superior technical expertise. Fish has been named top patent litigation firm in the country for seven straight years, a premier 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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