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Managing Intellectual Property Names Finnegan Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year

Managing Intellectual Property
April 3, 2017

Related Professionals: Arner, Erika Harmon

Award/Ranking;Press Release

April 3, 2017

Contact:    Mark D. Sweet, Managing Partner 

                   James B. Monroe, Chair 

Managing Intellectual Property Names Finnegan Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year


WASHINGTON, DC—At its annual North America Awards Dinner, Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) recognized Finnegan as Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year in both the national and Northeast region categories. Partner Erika H. Arner walked away with the Outstanding IP Litigator of the Year (PTAB) award. Earlier in the month at MIP’s Global Awards Dinner, the firm was named Japan Foreign Firm of the Year.

The awards follow a year of top tier patent rankings from MIP in every possible category: patent prosecution, patent contentious, International Trade Commission, Patent Trial and Appeal Board litigation, and bio/life sciences. The firm continues to rank in Tier 1 for foreign firms in Japan, where it has maintained an office in Tokyo since 1988.

Finnegan managing partner Mark D. Sweet said, "The firm is honored to be recognized for our IP work on a global as well as national level. We take extreme pride in being regarded as a leader in intellectual property."


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.