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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named Among Managing IP’s “IP Stars” for 2013

May 2, 2013 Accolades

SAN FRANCISCO (May 2, 2013): Farella Braun + Martel Intellectual Property Litigation Partners Jeffrey M. Fisher and Roderick M. Thompson have been named among Managing IP’s “IP Stars” for 2013. Farella is listed as a “recommended” firm for Patent Litigation.

 

IP Stars is a new state-by-state analysis of the IP market created by Managing Intellectual Property. The rankings are based on extensive research among thousands of IP practitioners by a team of researchers. To be included, a firm must have received a large number of recommendations from peers and clients. Firms cannot vote for their own inclusion or solicit votes from associates.

 

Fisher is a trial lawyer with a diverse intellectual property and technology litigation practice focusing on patent, trademark and copyright infringement, as well as antitrust, trade secret and unfair competition cases. He has litigated patent infringement actions relating to semiconductors, solar panels, digital data compression, email encryption software, silicon wafer drying technology, cellular telephones, motion picture soundtrack technology and a screen for Down's Syndrome during pregnancy. 

 

Thompson is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in high-stakes civil litigation and trials. His practice emphasizes complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property and antitrust cases. His trials have included disputes over patents covering cardiovascular stents, patents on wet processing methods and apparatus for manufacturing semiconductor chips, intermittent windshield wiper patents, valuation of a well-known international trademark, appropriate royalties owed under a software licensing agreement and the amount of commissions owed a terminated distributor. 

 

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

 

Contact:

Cheryl Loof

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

415.954.4433 / [email protected]

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