Fish & Richardson Ranks in Top "Band 1" Nationwide Rankings for Intellectual Property and ITC Practices in Chambers USA 2021

The firm also received top "Band 1" rankings for patent and ITC practices in Chambers Global

Fish & Richardson received top "Band 1" nationwide rankings for its Intellectual Property (IP) and International Trade: IP (Section 337 Proceedings) practices in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA. The "Band 1" designation - the highest ranking possible - recognizes Fish as among the world's best law firms based on in-depth, objective research with thousands of lawyers and clients.

Fish also received top band rankings for its practices in California, Delaware, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C. Additionally, 14 Fish attorneys - Juanita Brooks, Ruffin Cordell, John Dragseth, Michael Florey, Thomas Fusco, Christopher Green, DJ Healey, David Hoffman, Martina Hufnal, Thad Kodish, Douglas McCann, Michael McKeon, Frank Scherkenbach and Dorothy Whelan - were recognized as leaders in their practices.

Chambers notes that Fish attorneys "protect the client's interests over all else and provide speed of execution" and described the firm's service, particularly in IP litigation, as "superlative." Clients also praised Fish's client service, noting that the firm "works together seamlessly and is so client-friendly and responsive."

The firm also received top "Band 1" rankings in the U.S. for its Intellectual Property: Patent and International Trade Commission (ITC) practices in the Chambers Global 2021 rankings. Five Fish principals -Juanita Brooks, Ruffin Cordell, DJ Healey, Michael McKeon and Frank Scherkenbach - were ranked in the Patent IP category.

Cordell and McKeon also received Band 1 rankings in the International Trade: IP (ITC) category.

The Chambers guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990 and cover 190 countries across the world. Inclusion in Chambers is based solely on the findings of its research teams, who conduct extensive, confidential interviews with thousands of lawyers and clients to identify the leading law firms and lawyers worldwide.