Fish & Richardson Announces 39 Attorneys Named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Boston, MA, July 8, 2014 – Fish & Richardson today announced that 39 of its attorneys have been recognized as “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine, far exceeding the number of attorneys named at any other U.S. firm. The “IP Stars” list highlights the country's leading intellectual property attorneys and is based on recommendations by peers and clients.  

The 39 Fish principals named “IP Stars” include:

  • Gwilym Attwell (Delaware)
  • James Babineau (Austin)
  • Edmond Bannon (New York)
  • Gregory Booker (Delaware)
  • Juanita Brooks (Southern California)
  • Ann Cathcart Chaplin (Twin Cities)
  • Ruffin Cordell (Washington, D.C.)
  • Sean Dean, Ph.D. (Boston)
  • John Dragseth (Twin Cities)
  • Janis Fraser, Ph.D. (Boston)
  • Todd Garcia, Ph.D. (Boston)
  • Kurt Glitzenstein (Boston)
  • Lisa Greenwald-Swire (Silicon Valley)
  • John Hayden (Washington, D.C.)
  • David Healey (Houston) 
  • David Hosp (Boston and New York)
  • Thad Kodish (Atlanta)
  • Teresa Lavoie, Ph.D. (Twin Cities and Southern California)
  • Jolynn Lussier (Boston)
  • Terry Mahn (Washington, D.C.)
  • Christopher Marchese (Southern California)
  • Lisa Martens (Southern California)
  • Kristen McCallion (New York)
  • Douglas McCann (Delaware)
  • Michael McKeon (Washington, D.C.)
  • Thomas Melsheimer (Dallas)
  • Wes Musselman (Dallas)
  • John Pegram (New York)
  • John Phillips (Southern California)
  • Frank Porcelli (Boston and Delaware)
  • Mark Puzella (Boston)
  • Wasif Qureshi (Houston)
  • Karl Renner (Washington, D.C.)
  • Frank Scherkenbach (Boston and Silicon Valley)
  • Franceska O. Schroeder (Washington, D.C.)
  • Jonathan Singer (Twin Cities)
  • Robert Sullivan Jr. (New York)
  • Cynthia Johnson Walden (Boston)
  • Dorothy Whelan (Twin Cities)

MIP is a leading international magazine for in-house IP counsel.  “IP Stars” are recommended and confirmed by peers and clients in each respective jurisdiction.  The list is based on extensive research conducted among IP practitioners in more than 80 countries between September 2013 and January 2014.

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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