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Managing Intellectual Property Recognizes Finnegan’s U.S. Offices and Attorneys Worldwide as 2017 IP Stars

June 27, 2017

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June 27, 2017

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                   James B. Monroe, Chair 

Managing Intellectual Property Recognizes Finnegan's U.S. Offices and Attorneys Worldwide as 2017 IP Stars


WASHINGTON, DCManaging Intellectual Property (MIP) released its list of 2017 IP Stars, recognizing Finnegan as a top intellectual property law firm across its U.S. offices and naming 35 Finnegan partners around the world as leading IP professionals. Firms and attorneys were selected based on recommendations by their peers and clients. For the fifth year in a row, Finnegan ranked in the top tiers in California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Washington, DC. In addition, MIP recognized Finnegan partners Erika H. Arner and Leslie A. McDonell as two of the "Top 250 Women in IP."

IP Stars Worldwide:

Ningling Wang

Naoki Yoshida

South Korea
Charles H. Suh

United Kingdom
Clare A. Cornell 
Hazel Ford, Ph.D.
Martin D. Hyden
Anthony C. Tridico, Ph.D.

United States:

M. Paul Barker
Erik R. Puknys
Ming-Tao Yang

Virginia L. Carron
John D. Livingstone 
Roger D. Taylor

Leslie A. McDonell

Erika Harmon Arner
Jeffrey A. Berkowitz
York M. Faulkner
Christopher P. Foley
Christopher P. Isaac
Charles E. Lipsey
Charles H. Suh

Washington, DC
Danny M. Awdeh
Bryan C. Diner
Donald R. Dunner 
Doris Johnson Hines
Thomas L. Irving
Gerald F. Ivey
J. Michael Jakes 
Basil “Bill” J. Lewris
Laura P. Masurovsky
James B. Monroe
John C. Paul
Richard B. Racine
Douglas A. Rettew
Sanya Sukduang
E. Robert Yoches

Recognized Areas of Practice—U.S Offices:

California (Palo Alto) office
Patent Contentious
Patent Prosecution

Georgia (Atlanta) office
Intellectual Property

Massachusetts (Boston) office
Intellectual Property

Virginia (Reston) office
Intellectual Property

Washington, DC office
Patent Contentious
Patent Prosecution
Trademark Contentious
Trademark Prosecution


About Managing Intellectual Property
Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) is a leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. Annually, MIP conducts surveys, contacting global practitioners (including in-house counsel and law firm attorneys) across 80 jurisdictions to identify and rank leading law firms in the intellectual property field.

About Finnegan
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Atlanta, Boston, London, Palo Alto, Reston, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, and Washington, DC, the firm practices all aspects of patenttrademarkcopyright, and trade secret law, including counselingprosecutionlicensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to European patents and trade marksinternational tradeportfolio management, the Internete-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.