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Finnegan Recognized as Tier 1 Law Firm for Intellectual Property by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in 2013

November 1, 2012

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November 1, 2012

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Finnegan Recognized as Tier 1 Law Firm for Intellectual Property by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in 2013


WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released their 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The rankings recognized Finnegan as a Tier 1 law firm for Intellectual Property and Trademark Law in the National category. The firm also received Tier 1 rankings in the following regional categories: Intellectual Property, Patent Law, and Patent Litigation—Atlanta, GA; Patent Litigation—Boston, MA; Patent Law and Patent Litigation—San Francisco, CA; and Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Patent Litigation, and Trademark Law—Washington, DC.

These rankings, which are based on a range of qualitative and quantitative data, feature law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. According to the publishers, “achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.” The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America covers all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

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; Boston, 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

About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine,, and

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over thirty years, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.