Fish & Richardson Sweeps Managing Intellectual Property's "Tier 1" IP Rankings in Every National U.S. Category for Fourth Year in a Row

Boston, MA, April 9, 2014 - Fish & Richardson has received "Tier 1" IP rankings in every national category - Patent Prosecution, Patent Litigation, Life Sciences, and ITC - in Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine's annual ranking of the top IP law firms in the U.S. This is the fourth year in a row that Fish has swept the Tier 1 national U.S. rankings.

Fish also received top tier rankings in the Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Contentious, and Copyright categories.

MIP's survey is based on extensive research and interviews with both law firms and clients worldwide in more than 80 jurisdictions. Based on this research, firms are ranked in tiers in each category in each jurisdiction. The tiers reflect the perception of the leading firms in each market with the top tier listing those firms regarded as having the strongest practices in each category. The research was conducted between September 2013 and January 2014.

Founded in 1990, MIP is an international magazine for in-house IP counsel and a leading source of news and analysis on all IP developments worldwide. This is the twenty-first year that MIP has published its annual international IP survey.