Fish & Richardson Receives Top Firm Rankings and 14 Principals Named 2020 "Life Sciences Stars" by LMG Life Sciences

Fish & Richardson has received four coveted "Highly Recommended" rankings from LMG Life Sciences in the areas of General Patent Litigation, Hatch-Waxman Patent Litigation (Branded), Patent Prosecution, Patent Strategy and Management. In addition, 14 Fish principals were named "Life Sciences Stars" for their notable work over the past year:

  • John Adkisson
  • Gwilym Attwell
  • Juanita Brooks
  • Elizabeth Flanagan
  • Janis Fraser, Ph.D.
  • Todd Garcia, Ph.D.
  • Martina Tyreus Hufnal
  • Teresa Lavoie, Ph.D.
  • Terry Mahn
  • Douglas McCann
  • Frank Scherkenbach
  • Chad Shear
  • Jonathan Singer
  • Dorothy Whelan

The firm received significant recognition from LMG Life Sciences in 2020 with being honored as the IP Boutique Firm of the Year as well as the winner of the Patent Impact Case of the Year honor for involvement with Idenix Pharmaceuticals et al. v. Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Fish's Life Sciences group works with large and small companies, along with academic and research institutions, to protect their most valuable innovations. Clients choose Fish because of the technical and scientific expertise of its internationally recognized attorneys. The firm offers biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients a wide range of services, including patent portfolio planning, strategic advice, opinions, and prosecution; litigation services, including representing branded companies in Hatch-Waxman cases; representation in post-grant proceedings including inter partes reviews before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; FDA expertise; and counsel on licensing and other transactions.

LMG Life Sciences is the definitive guide to leading North American law firms and lawyers specializing in the life sciences industry. The attorney lists and rankings are derived from cumulative market insights and developments collected through a careful research process, which includes in-depth practice information provided by firms, hundreds of interviews conducted by researchers, and detailed client feedback.