FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2011
Contact: Linda P. Williams, 202.408.4483
Director of Marketing
Finnegan Recognized as Tier 1 Law Firm for Intellectual Property by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in 2011
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released their 2011 “Best Law Firms” rankings. For the second consecutive year, the publications recognized Finnegan as a Tier 1 law firm for Intellectual Property in the National and Washington, DC categories. Finnegan’s Washington, DC office received a Tier 1 ranking in the Trademark Law category.
The firm received Tier 2 position rankings in the following categories: Biotechnology—National; Intellectual Property—Atlanta, GA; Intellectual Property—Boston, MA; and Intellectual Property—San Francisco, CA.
These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. The rankings are based on over a year of research and interviews with more than 9,500 different law firm clients and 8,000 U.S. lawyers.
With more than 375 intellectual property lawyers, Finnegan is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Washington, DC; Atlanta, Georgia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Palo Alto, California; Reston, Virginia; Brussels, Belgium; Shanghai, China; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan, the firm practices all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to international trade, portfolio management, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit www.finnegan.com.