Fish & Richardson Announces 37 Attorneys Named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 16:05

Fish & Richardson today announced that 37 of its attorneys have been recognized as “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine.  The “IP Stars” list highlights the country's leading intellectual property attorneys and is based on recommendations by peers and clients.  


The 37 Fish principals named “IP Stars” include:

  • Gwilym Attwell (Patent, Delaware)
  • James Babineau (Patent and Trademark, Austin)
  • Edmond Bannon (Patent and Trademark, New York)
  • Gregory Booker (Patent, Delaware)
  • Juanita Brooks (Patent and Trademark, Southern California)
  • Ruffin Cordell (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • Ahmed Davis (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • Sean Dean, Ph.D. (Patent, Boston)
  • John Dragseth (Patent, Twin Cities)
  • Janis Fraser, Ph.D. (Patent, Boston)
  • Todd Garcia, Ph.D. (Patent, Boston)
  • Kurt Glitzenstein (Patent, Boston)
  • Lisa Greenwald-Swire (Trademark, Silicon Valley)
  • John Hayden (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • David Healey (Patent, Houston) 
  • David Hosp (Trademark, Boston)
  • Thad Kodish (Patent, Atlanta)
  • Teresa Lavoie, Ph.D. (Patent, Twin Cities)
  • Jolynn Lussier (Patent, Boston)
  • Terry Mahn (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • Christopher Marchese (Patent and Trademark, Southern California)
  • Kristen McCallion (Trademark, New York)
  • Douglas McCann (Patent, Delaware)
  • Michael McKeon (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • Thomas Melsheimer (Patent, Dallas)
  • Wes Musselman (Patent, Dallas)
  • John Pegram (Patent, New York)
  • John Phillips (Patent, Southern California)
  • Frank Porcelli (Patent, Boston)
  • Mark Puzella (Trademark, Boston)
  • Karl Renner (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • Frank Scherkenbach (Patent and Trademark, Boston)
  • Franceska O. Schroeder (Patent, Washington, D.C.)
  • Jonathan Singer (Patent, Southern California)
  • Robert Sullivan, Jr. (Patent, New York)
  • Cynthia Johnson Walden (Trademark, Boston)
  • Dorothy Whelan (Patent, Twin Cities)


MIP’s research is based on independent interviews and surveys conducted with law firms and their clients in over 70 jurisdictions around the world.  Inclusion is based solely on merit and recommendation by peers and clients.  The surveys were conducted from November 2015 to February 2016.  


Fish & Richardson is a global patent, intellectual property (IP) litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe.  Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years and is one of the busiest post-grant firms, representing more petitioners at the PTAB than any other firm.  Fish has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the most innovative clients and influential industry leaders since 1878.  For more information, visit