The Legal 500 Says Finnegan Is “The Leading IP Boutique” for 2017 Rankings

June 2, 2017
June 2, 2017

Contact: Mark D. Sweet, Managing Partner

James B. Monroe, Chair

The Legal 500 Says Finnegan Is "The Leading IP Boutique" for 2017 Rankings

WASHINGTON, DCThe Legal 500 U.S. ranked Finnegan as a leading IP law firm in the United States for the tenth consecutive year. The firm received Tier One rankings in six out of seven intellectual property categories: Patent Litigation: Full Coverage; Patent Litigation: International Trade Commission; Patents: Licensing; Patent Prosecution, including Re-examination and Post-Grant Proceedings; Trademarks: Litigation; and Trademarks: Non-contentious. According to The Legal 500, Finnegan’s six top-tier rankings make the firm the “leading IP boutique” this year.

Partner Charles E. Lipsey was inducted to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which highlights partners who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence and are at the pinnacle of the profession. Overall editorial comments mentioned thirty-five Finnegan attorneys by name, noting several in particular for their experience and accomplishments in the practice of intellectual property law:

Leading Lawyers:

Patent Litigation: Full Coverage
Charles E. Lipsey

Patent Prosecution
Erika H. Arner
Mark D. Sweet

Trademarks: Litigation
Douglas A. Rettew

Trademarks: Non-contentious
Julia Anne Matheson

Next Generation Lawyers:

Patent Litigation: International Trade Commission
Mareesa A. Frederick
Elizabeth A. Niemeyer

Patent Litigation: Full Coverage
Justin J. Hasford

Patents: Licensing
D. Brian Kacedon

Patent Prosecution
Jason E. Stach

About The Legal 500
For 29 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions.

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 patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to European patents and trade marks, international trade, portfolio management, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.