Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Prosecution and Litigation Practices

Boston, MA, July 1, 2014 – Fish & Richardson today announced that its Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation practices have received top national rankings in the 2014 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. IAM noted that Fish “is synonymous with excellence on the national and international stage.”  Fish’s offices in California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, and Texas also received top rankings in the guide.

In addition, 27 Fish attorneys were selected for inclusion as “leading patent practitioners.”  The attorneys selected include: Gwilym Attwell, James Babineau, Edmond Bannon, Dr. Jack Brennan, Juanita Brooks, Joseph Colaianni, Ruffin Cordell, John Dragseth, J. Kevin Gray, Christopher Green, John Hayden, David Healey, Phyllis Kristal, Dr. Stuart Macphail, William Marsden Jr., Douglas McCann, Michael McKeon, Thomas Melsheimer, John Pegram, Frank Porcelli, Thomas Reger II, W. Karl Renner, Timothy Riffe, Frank Scherkenbach, Jonathan Singer, Terry Stalford, and Dorothy Whelan.

The IAM Patent 1000 is a guide to the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe.  Based on interviews with more than 1,500 attorneys and in-house counsel, individuals qualify for a listing when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate.  According to IAM, “only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000.”  

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 10 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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