Fenwick's Intellectual Property Group and Gordon Davidson Recognized by 2012 Super Lawyers

Mountain View, CA (August 28, 2012) – Fenwick & West LLP is proud to announce the firm's Intellectual Property Group was ranked as the Top Law Firm for large firms in California in Super Lawyers 2012, as published in the August edition of San Francisco Magazine and Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine.

In addition, Gordon Davidson, firm Chairman and partner in Fenwick's Corporate Group, was named on The Top 100 list in Northern California Super Lawyers 2012 for the ninth consecutive year.

Fenwick's Intellectual Property Practice Group offers integrated advice on all aspects of the protection and exploitation of intellectual property. The attorneys advise clients concerning novel issues under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), domestic and international privacy issues, software and business method patents, evaluating and implementing new business models around open source software, crafting novel technology distribution arrangements and implementing intellectual property audits.

Gordon Davidson advises high technology companies, clean technology and life science companies. His clients range from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. Mr. Davidson has worked on over 40 public offerings and has acted as lead counsel on over 100 mergers and acquisitions valued at more than $50 billion combined.

Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who achieved a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-phase selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

The complete list of Fenwick & West 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars can be found here.