SOURCE: Fish & Richardson

January 26, 2011 13:04 ET

Fish & Richardson Named "Top 30 Game Law Firm" by Interactive Age

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) - Fish & Richardson has been named one of the "Top 30 Game Law Firms" by Interactive Age magazine. According to a recently conducted national survey, Interactive Age found that interactive entertainment law is a rapidly growing specialty, fueled by an "explosive growth" in the gaming business.

With sophisticated knowledge of the interactive gaming market, Fish provides companies -- from start-ups to the best-known developers and publishers -- with strategic advice throughout the entire life cycle of their interactive entertainment products. Fish advises clients in this field on a variety of issues including branding, advertising, licensing, content review and clearance, privacy, software development, and content and technology protection issues.

"Interactive gaming is a growing field and we are honored to be included on the list of top 30 game law firms," said Cynthia Johnson Walden, Principal and Practice Group Leader of the Trademark and Copyright Group at Fish & Richardson. "Our work in the gaming industry enables us to utilize our unparalleled expertise in technology, patent protection, copyrights and trademarks, and IP litigation to help clients bring their innovative games to market and protect them in the marketplace."

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. For over 130 years, Fish has been serving great innovators, helping protect countless ideas, nurturing discoveries, and facilitating the entry of new concepts to market. The firm has been ranked the number one patent litigation firm in the country for seven straight years (Corporate Counsel, 2003-2010), a top IP firm for America's biggest companies (Corporate Counsel, September 2010), and an elite Tier 1 patent prosecution firm (Managing Intellectual Property, February 2010). Fish was honored as an IP Firm of the Year (Law360, January 2010), named a finalist for top IP Litigation Department of the Year (American Lawyer, January 2010), and was named the number one firm in the U.S. for PCT filings (Managing Intellectual Property, October 2010). 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.

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