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Fish & Richardson

May 26, 2015 11:13 ET

Fish & Richardson's John Bickel and Thomas Melsheimer Selected as Top Lawyers by Chambers USA 2015

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) -  Fish & Richardson announced today that John W. Bickel II and Thomas Melsheimer in the firm's Dallas office have been selected and ranked as leading lawyers by Chambers USA 2015. Lawyers are selected for Chambers for their practice strength, expertise, and reputation in the market based on in-depth interviews with thousands of lawyers and clients across the country. Bickel and Melsheimer were two of 17 Fish attorneys who were selected for inclusion in the directory as leaders in their practice areas. Bickel and Melsheimer were also recently named "Best Lawyers in Dallas" for 2015 by D Magazine.

Bickel is a prominent trial lawyer who has developed a national reputation during a career spanning more than 30 years. His track record includes work in practically every type of commercial legal case, from contract disputes to Lanham Act litigation to trade secret claims and many others.

Melsheimer has been described as "one of the most sought after trial lawyers in the country" by the publishers of The American Lawyer, and as a "game changing ringer" by another national legal publication. He was named "Trial Lawyer of the Year" for 2014 by the Dallas Bar Association.

Chambers is considered to be the world's most reputable directory because inclusion is based solely on its research teams' findings. Ranking criteria includes technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment. 

Fish & Richardson is a global patent, intellectual property (IP) litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe. Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 11 consecutive years. Fish has been winning cases worth billions in controversy -- often by making new law -- for the most innovative clients and influential industry leaders since 1878. For more information, visit

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