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The Legal 500 U.S. Ranks Finnegan Among Top Firms in IP for 2011

June 1, 2011

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June 1, 2011

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The Legal 500 U.S. Ranks Finnegan Among Top Firms in IP for 2011


WASHINGTON, DC - The Legal 500’s United States 2011 edition of its peer-reviewed directory ranks Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP as a Tier One firm in the intellectual property categories of patent litigation-full coverage, patent litigation-ITC, patent licensing and transactional, patent prosecution, trademark litigation, and trademark non-contentious.

Published comments from clients range from "pre-eminent in intellectual property matters" and "best of the best especially when losing is not an option" to "strong ability to understand and translate complex technical principles into effective legal arguments."

In addition to receiving high overall firm practice rankings in the intellectual property categories, 22 attorneys were singled out for their experience and counseling talents in the practice of intellectual property law:

Leslie I. Bookoff
Smith R. Brittingham IV
Bryan C. Diner
Jonathan M. Gelchinsky
B. Brett Heavner
Douglas B. Henderson
Doris Johnson Hines
John F. Hornick
J. Michael Jakes
Thomas L. Jarvis
David M. Kelly
Christine E. Lehman
Charles E. Lipsey
Julia Anne Matheson
D. Patrick O’Reilley
John C. Paul
Stephen L. Peterson
William H. Pratt
Eric P. Raciti
Douglas A. Rettew
Mark Sommers
Charles E. Van Horn

About The Legal 500
Published for over twenty years, The Legal 500 Series provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage currently available on legal services providers, in over 100 countries. Used by commercial and private companies, corporate counsel, CEOs, and professional advisers—as well as by other referrers of work both nationally and internationally—the series is widely regarded as offering the definitive judgment of law firm capabilities.

About Finnegan
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