Managing IP Honors Fenwick Among Nation’s Leading Firms for IP and IP Litigation

Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars has ranked Fenwick as one of the leading IP practices in the United States, with top rankings nationally, as well as in California, New York and Washington.

IP Stars ranks Fenwick in its top tiers nationally for copyright, patent prosecution, trademark contentious, trademark prosecution, and IP transactions, and for IP-related life sciences work. The firm’s IP practice also received recognition for copyright, patent prosecution, patent contentious, trademark prosecution and trademark contentious work in California; for patent contentious work in New York; and for intellectual property in Washington.

In addition, several Fenwick partners earned recognition from IP Stars as leading IP lawyers, honored with Trademark, Patent, Copyright or Transactions Star awards.

  • Copyright Stars: Andrew Bridges, David Hayes and Jedediah Wakefield
  • Patent Stars: Daniel Becker, Robert Hulse, Melanie Mayer, John McNelis, Jeffrey Oelke, Rajiv Patel and David Tellekson
  • Trademark Stars: Sally Abel, Andrew Bridges, David Hayes, Jedediah Wakefield and Karen Webb
  • Transactions Stars: Jake Handy and David Hayes

Partner Sally Abel was also honored on Managing IP’s 2020 list of the Top 250 Women in IP. Abel has appeared on this list for seven consecutive years. The list recognizes the world’s leading women lawyers who have performed exceptionally for clients and firms in the past year.

Three Fenwick lawyers were also named to Managing IP’s 2020 Rising Stars list: patent litigator Jennifer Bush, trademark lawyer Mark Jansen and IP litigator Armen Nercessian.

Fenwick’s full 2020 rankings are available on IP Stars. This year, Managing IP also honored Fenwick as both Trademark Prosecution and Copyright Firm of the Year for the western United States at the Managing IP Americas Awards​​​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​