Fish & Richardson Receives Top "Band 1" National Rankings for Intellectual Property and ITC Practices in Chambers USA 2020

Fish & Richardson has received top "Band 1" national rankings for its Intellectual Property (IP) and International Trade: IP (Section 337 Proceedings) practices in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA.

Fish also received top band rankings for its regional practices in California, Delaware, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Texas, and Washington, D.C. Thirteen Fish attorneys - Juanita Brooks, Ruffin Cordell, John Dragseth, Michael Florey, Christopher Green, DJ Healey, David Hoffman, Martina Hufnal, Thad Kodish, Douglas McCann, Michael McKeon, Frank Scherkenbach, and Dorothy Whelan - were recognized in the directory as leaders in their practices.

Chambers notes that Fish is known for its "stellar litigation group that continues to be among the most prolific in trial, appellate and administrative patent proceedings, and supplemented by a stable of lawyers providing prosecution and transactional support." The firm also enjoys "a fine track record for its work before the ITC," and is "particularly noted for representation of clients from the hi-tech sector." Interviewees praised Fish's "deep bench of talent," as well as its attorneys' "deep expertise of the law." In ITC matters, Chambers notes that Fish clients consider it "a go-to firm...they are just experts when it comes to the ITC."

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