Foley Hoag, Partners Ranked in Intellectual Asset Management Magazine’s Patent 1000 Listing for 2013

June 12, 2013

Foley Hoag LLP and several partners have been ranked by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine in its “Patent 1000  2013 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals” guide, which is dedicated to highlighting best-in-class patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners on the global stage.

IAM commends the firm for its continued success in the intellectual property field, and singles out four Foley Hoag partners for their work in litigation, prosecution and licensing.

Donald Ware, chair of the Intellectual Property Department, was ranked in the Gold category for individual patent litigators in Massachusetts. He was hailed as an “all-round fantastic IP litigator” and noted for understanding the needs of both biotechnology companies and universities.

Dana Gordon, deputy chair of the Intellectual Property Group, was recommended as a prosecution expert and acknowledged for his “impeccable academic credentials.” IAM credits him as “one of the most technically accomplished life sciences experts around.”

Barbara Fiacco appears on the Bronze category list for the individual litigators in Massachusetts, and was referred to as a “biomedical expert” and “another winning patent litigator.”

Bruce Parker was recognized as an “intellectually brilliant” licensing practitioner and praised for his “invaluable expertise in related areas such as antitrust law.”

Foley Hoag’s Intellectual Property practice is organized to deal with all aspects of the marketplace of ideas and designs. Its attorneys understand the value of protecting clients’ intellectual property and have the experience to provide a global perspective. The team handles matters such as patent prosecution, technology transfer and dispute resolution. The firm's practitioners specialize in the identification and protection of rights to ideas, designs, trademarks, copyrights and confidential or proprietary information.