Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Ranked #1 in Intellectual Property

June 18, 2007

For Immediate Release

William Briganti / Rosemarie Yu
(212) 704-8214 / 642-7781

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Ranked #1 in Intellectual Property in Chambers & Partners’ 2007 U.S. Guide

Chambers USA also recognizes partner Robert Baechtold

NEW YORK, June 18, 2007 – Intellectual property law firm Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto is pleased to announce that for the fourth year, it has been ranked by British legal directory publisher Chambers & Partners as one of the leading firms in Intellectual Property, in New York and nationally, in Chambers USA’s fourth edition. The firm was ranked in the top of six tiers. Attorney Robert Baechtold was ranked individually in the “star” category (for “attorneys with exceptional recommendations in their field”) in New York for the Patent category and ranked as one of the nation’s leading intellectual property litigators in the Life Sciences category.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by Chambers & Partners for the fourth consecutive year,” said Fitzpatrick, Cella Managing Partner Dominick A. Conde. “This year’s award is a testament to our continued commitment to providing the highest level of quality intellectual property legal services to our clients.”

According to Chambers USA, Fitzpatrick, Cella “continues to hold its own on the litigation side…and is particularly impressive in complex patent litigation matters.” Mr. Baechtold is noted for his superior expertise in the pharmaceutical categories, and was also highlighted as “a pivotal figure in the practice for his excellent court room skills.”

Chambers USA researchers conducted more than 10,000 interviews with leading private practice attorneys and key in-house counsel. They applied a ranking of 1-6 bands that distinguish levels of seniority or significant activities of lawyers.

Full Chambers & Partners reviews can be found at:
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, founded in 1971, is an intellectual property law firm with offices in New York, Costa Mesa, California and Washington, D.C., of approximately 140 lawyers. The firm’s practice covers the spectrum of intellectual property services, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, and trade secrets. Fitzpatrick represents an international client base from Fortune 500 companies to start-up companies.