Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Recognized as Intellectual Property Leader by Chambers USA Eight Years in a Row

Chambers & Partners USA 2011
June 14, 2011

For Immediate Release
Roger Ardan / Roxy Kirshenbaum
Middleberg Communications
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NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 – Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, one of the world’s premier intellectual property law firms, has been recognized for excellence in Intellectual Property law both nationally and regionally by Chambers USA 2011, British publisher of leading guides to the legal industry. For eight consecutive years the firm has received the highest possible ranking, band one, in the Intellectual Property: Patent category in New York, and is ranked in band two in Intellectual Property nationwide.

Sources say, “The team is composed of real innovators: they think of every angle and never miss a trick,” according to this year’s edition. “We are honored, but humbled by our clients’ and peers’ continued recognition of our work in the Intellectual Property field,” said Nick Cannella, the senior member of the Firm’s Management Committee. “We are pleased that they continue to feel that we meet and exceed their expectations year after year.”

Nick Cannella, as well as Bob Baechtold and Bill Solander are again recognized in this year’s directory. In addition, Dom Conde is a newcomer to the Chamber’s rankings. One onlooker comments “His expertise in pharma work is phenomenal.”

Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused, and the guide is read by industry –leading companies and organizations throughout the US, and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes.

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, ( founded in 1971, is a leading national intellectual property law firm of over 175 lawyers with offices in New York, Costa Mesa, California and Washington, D.C. The Firm’s practice covers the spectrum of intellectual property services, including applying for patent and trademark protection, litigation, appeals, interferences, alternative dispute resolution, licensing, opinions, corporate transactions and due diligence. Fitzpatrick represents an international client base from Fortune 500 companies to start-up companies.