Fish & Richardson

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Fish & Richardson
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No. of offices13
No. of attorneys400+
Major practice areasIP Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Patent, Post-Grant, Trademark, Copyright, Regulatory
Key peoplePeter Devlin (President)
Date founded1878
Company typeProfessional Corporation
Websitewww.fr.com

Fish & Richardson P.C. is a global patent, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe. Fish is one of the most sought-after firms for both patent prosecution and patent litigation services among Fortune 100 companies.[1] Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 12 consecutive years.[2] In 2016, Fish was a finalist for American Lawyer’s “Top IP Litigation Department of the Year”.[3] Fish’s intellectual property practice received a top “Tier 1” U.S. ranking by Managing Intellectual Property magazine from 2011-2015.[4] The firm’s growing regulatory group advises clients seeking to market products subject to United States Federal Communications Commission and the Food and Drug Administration regulation.

Recognition[edit]

  • Fish & Richardson Named #1 Patent Litigation Firm (Corporate Counsel, 2004–2016)[5]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Intellectual Property Firm of the Year (Benchmark Litigation, 2019)[6]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Intellectual Property Boutique Firm of the Year (2018 LMG Life Sciences)[7]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Top “Band 1” Rankings for IP and ITC (2012-2018 Chambers USA)[8]
  • Fish & Richardson Named General Patent Litigation Firm of the Year (2017-2018 LMG Life Sciences)[9]
  • Fish & Richardson recipient of "Tier 1" rankings in Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Technology Law, and Trademark Law (2012-2018 US News Media Group and Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms survey)[10]
  • Fish & Richardson Ranks in Top 15 Percent of Law Firms for Diversity (2016 AmLaw) [11]
  • Fish & Richardson Named a Top Trademark Law Firm (2011-2018 World Trademark Review) [12]
  • Fish & Richardson recipient of Top "Tier 1" IP Rankings in every national US category (January 2011 – 2018 Managing Intellectual Property) [13]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Finalist – Litigation Department of the Year(January 2014, 2016 The American Lawyer)[14]
  • Fish & Richardson Named to National Law Journal's Appellate Hot List (2012-2016, 2018)[15]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Patent Contentious Law Firm of the Year in the U.S. by Managing Intellectual Property[16]
  • Fish & Richardson Named “IP Litigation Powerhouse” (BTI Survey 2018)[17]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Law360 IP Practice Group of the Year (2011-2018)[18]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Top PTAB Law Firm (2014-2018 Managing Intellectual Property Magazine)[19]
  • Fish & Richardson Receives Top Tier 1 National Rankings in Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation(The Legal 500)[20]
  • Fish & Richardson Named to 2016 Intellectual Property Hot List (2012-2016 National Law Journal)[21]
  • Fish & Richardson Patent Prosecution and Litigation Practices Received Top National Rankings (2014-2018 IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners)[22]
  • Fish & Richardson Named Top Patent Firm (2017 Juristat)[23]

Notable alumni[edit]

Focus areas[edit]

Practice Areas: Litigation, IP Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Patent, Post-Grant, Licensing, Trademark, Copyright, Regulatory

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who Protects Innovation in America 2009: The Guardians". 2009. Retrieved 2010-08-17. ...With eight and six mentions, respectively, two of the top litigation firms—Fish & Richardson and IP Litigation Department of the Year winner Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges (see "What Rhymes with Win?" page 26) had four clients between the tech and telecom sectors. ...'
  2. ^ "2015 Patent Litigation Survey". November 2015. Retrieved 2017-02-13. Fish & Richardson...topped the survey for the twelfth consecutive year, having handled 201 cases in 2014 -- more than any other firm. Fish is on track to surpass that number this year...
  3. ^ "Litigation Department of the Year". 2016. Retrieved 2017-02-13. According to The American Lawyer, “When it comes to the numbers, Fish & Richardson can’t be beat. In 2014…the firm handled 245 new intellectual property suits…more than any other Am Law 200 firm.
  4. ^ "Managing Intellectual Property World IP Survey" (PDF). 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  5. ^ Corporate Counsel (October 2014). "The 2015 Patent Litigation Survey".
  6. ^ Benchmark Litigation (March 2019). "Benchmark Litigation 2019 United States Awards - EAST".
  7. ^ LMG Life Sciences (2018). "Fish & Richardson P.C. Profile".
  8. ^ Chambers USA (2018). "Fish & Richardson Receives Top "Band 1" for IP and ITC Practices".
  9. ^ LMG Life Sciences (2018). "Fish & Richardson General Patent Litigation Firm of the Year".
  10. ^ US News - Best Lawyers (2015). ""Law Firm of the Year" Awards".
  11. ^ Law.com (2014). "2016 Diversity Scorecard: The Rankings".
  12. ^ World Trademark Review (2014). "WTR 1000".
  13. ^ Managing Intellectual Property (February 2014). "Managing Intellectual Property 2014 Survey" (PDF).
  14. ^ "Litigation Department of the Year" (PDF). 2014. Retrieved 2015-03-10. ...They aren’t just ubiquitous—Fish handled 20 percent of all U.S. patent cases tried to verdict...'
  15. ^ "The 2015 Appellate Hot List: Winning Big Cases, Changing the Law". National Law Journal. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  16. ^ "Managing IP North America awards 2016 – shortlists | Managing Intellectual Property". www.managingip.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  17. ^ "Fish Named IP Litigation Powerhouse | Fish". Fish & Richardson. 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  18. ^ "IP Group Of The Year: Fish & Richardson - Law360". www.law360.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  19. ^ "Fish & Richardson Named #1 PTAB Law Firm : General Counsel News". generalcounselnews.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  20. ^ "The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to the best Law firms, top Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors and Barristers". www.legal500.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  21. ^ "The 2015 IP Hot List". National Law Journal. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  22. ^ "IAM Patent 1000 - Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) - Maximising IP Value for Business". www.iam-media.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  23. ^ "Juristat Top 100". www.juristat.com. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  24. ^ Staff report (November 7, 1930). Frederick P. Fish, Noted Lawyer, Dies; Was President of American Telephone and Telegraph Co. for Many Years. An Overseer of Harvard. Also a Leading Member of Massachusetts "Tech's" Board and a Bank Director. New York Times

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