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Fenwick Recognized for “Robust National Intellectual Property Practice”

Mountain View, CA (June 11, 2014) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that the firm’s intellectual property practice has been highly recommended across a broad spectrum of IP work for the second straight year in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars.

“Fenwick & West is an industry leader in representing technology innovators, as can be attested to with a client list including Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, Cisco, Google, NVIDIA and Symantec,” the guide opens.

IP Stars recognizes leading law firms with a strong national reputation and brand in the IP space who have displayed the ability to consistently represent leading industry names and handle high-stakes matters in multiple jurisdictions.

Based on interviews and surveys completed by clients, in-house counsel and other attorneys, and outside research, IP Stars ranked Fenwick in the top tier in California for copyright, patent litigation and prosecution and trademark litigation and prosecution.

“The firm has three offices on the West Coast, but this small geographical footprint belies a robust national practice which includes many high-profile clients with complex matters of patent litigation, patent prosecution and appearances before the ITC,” the guide notes.

Fenwick’s also ranked in the top tiers nationally for copyright, trademark prosecution and litigation, patent prosecution and litigation, life sciences and representation at the International Trademark Commission.

IP Stars distinguished the following attorneys as national and state leaders in their fields:

Sally Abel (trademark chair)

Andrew Bridges (copyright and trademark litigation partner)

Stephen Graham (life sciences industry co-chair)

David Hayes (intellectual property partner)

John McNelis (patent chair)

Michael Shuster (life sciences industry co-chair)

David Tellekson (patent litigation partner)

Jed Wakefield (intellectual property and trademark litigation chair)

Fenwick's full profile is available through the Managing Intellectual Property website.

About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies at every stage of their lifecycle. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions for established and emerging companies on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders.