Foley Hoag Partner Barbara Fiacco Named to Managing Intellectual Property Magazine’s IP Stars 2016 - Top 250 Women in IP

May 12, 2016

Managing Intellectual Property Magazine has included Foley Hoag LLP partner Barbara Fiacco in the 2016 edition of its IP STARS list of the Top 250 Women in IP, a definitive guide to leading female intellectual property attorneys.

Research for the Top 250 Women in IP included interviews and surveys over a four-month period, between November 2015 and February 2016. Typically focused on accomplished female attorneys in the United States, this year’s rankings comprise the top female IP practitioners from around the world. The 250 women on the list handle a broad range of IP matters, including legal advice, litigation, prosecution and portfolio management, and their clients range from well-known, global companies to startups.

Fiacco focuses her practice on complex intellectual property and patent litigation matters. Her technology-related practice focuses on the biomedical field, including counsel to companies with activities focusing on recombinant DNA, monoclonal antibodies, small molecule compounds, drug delivery, molecular diagnostics, and medical devices. Fiacco serves as Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Committee on Legislation, and Program Chair for the Boston Intellectual Property American Inn of Court and the Boston Patent Law Association. She also serves as Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's Women’s Forum.

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