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Fish & Richardson PC

International Trade

3 ranked lawyersBand 1USA - NationwideUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

IP boutique with a team boasting deep and varied experience of ITC practices and admired for notable trial successes. Continues to impress with its handling of ITC investigations for a number of the nation's leading brands. Acts for clients from a broad range of industry sectors, including technology and automotive companies.

Strengths

One source remarks: "It is an incredible group of lawyers."

"Its lawyers are great to work with," say sources.

Work highlights

Successfully defended JinkoSolar in a patent infringement case concerning the composition of solar modules brought by a competitor, Hanwha.

Notable practitioners

Michael McKeon is a highly rated trial lawyer with expertise acting before the ITC. He has an impressive client roster featuring a number of household-name companies in the technology sector.
"He is an effective lawyer." "He has deep courtroom expertise." "He is a very talented lawyer."

Ruffin Cordell is well regarded for his work representing clients before the ITC on disputes, particularly those pertaining to technology patents.
"Ruffin is an absolute paragon on all things ITC." "He is a very significant player at the ITC Bar." "He is a very strong trial lawyer who knows the ITC very well."

Thomas Fusco has decades of experience in Section 337 matters, having previously worked at the Commission for 25 years.
"He is very good and knows the ITC like no one else." "He knows everything about the evolution of the ITC." "He is a real institution."

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International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)


Michael McKeon
Band 1
Ruffin Cordell
Band 1
Thomas Fusco
Band 4