SOURCE: Fish & Richardson

November 10, 2011 11:45 ET

Fish & Richardson Named "Patent Law Firm of the Year" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 10, 2011) - Fish & Richardson has been chosen the "Patent Law Firm of the Year" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Fish was chosen from among thousands of firms nationally for this first-ever, prestigious "Law Firm of the Year" recognition. As "Patent Firm of the Year," Fish & Richardson will be featured in the November 15, 2011 issue of U.S. News & World Report.

Fish also was named an elite "National Tier 1" law firm for Patent Law, Technology Law, Trademark Law, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Patent Litigation.

The rankings are based on the opinions of Fortune 1000 companies and thousands of leading lawyers. Fish's high ranking in this publication signals a unique combination of excellence and expertise.

"We are honored to have been named Patent Law Firm of the Year," said Peter J. Devlin, President of Fish & Richardson. "Fish has the broadest, deepest, and most experienced patent team in the business. We protect more big ideas than any other law firm in the world."

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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