Fish & Richardson Named Top Trademark Law Firm for Fifth Straight Year by World Trademark Review

Boston, MA, January 29, 2015 – Fish & Richardson has been named a top trademark law firm for the fifth consecutive year by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, a guide to “the world’s leading trademark legal services providers.” WTR noted that, “Fish & Richardson is a formidable force nationally” and is “in a league of its own” for its “keen awareness of the commercial issues at play in trademark disputes.”  According to one client, “They understand more than the law; they consider all the implications for the business and take the issues to heart; they really feel like part of our company.”   

Fish received top rankings for its national practice and regional practices in California, Massachusetts, New York, and Texas.  In addition, nine Fish attorneys were singled out for special recognition: Cynthia Johnson Walden (Boston), Trademark and Copyright Practice Group Leader; Keith A. Barritt (Washington, D.C.), principal; Timothy A. French (Boston), managing principal; R. David Hosp (Boston/New York), principal; Lisa Greenwald-Swire (Silicon Valley), principal; Lisa M. Martens (Southern California), principal; Robert M. O’Connell, Jr. (Boston), of counsel; Mark S. Puzella (Boston), principal; and Russell N. Rippamonti (Dallas), senior principal.

With the support of the world’s premier intellectual property (IP) law firm, Fish & Richardson’s trademark group offers the resources of a global IP leader, the expertise of a boutique, and the personal service that comes with a local presence.  Fish’s 25 trademark attorneys, located in 11 offices in the U.S. and one in Germany, provide a full range of trademark advice and representation, including trademark counseling and prosecution, enforcement and litigation, domain names, and advertising counsel.  

The WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers.  Through an extensive research process that encompasses over 80 global jurisdictions, law firms and individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 based on receiving positive feedback from market sources.

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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