Three Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Women Honored In The New York Times Magazine As Super Lawyers

The New York Times Magazine
March 27, 2014

NEW YORK, NY, (March 27, 2014) – Fitzpatrick partners Colleen Tracy and Alicia Russo, and counsel Jessica Hiney, have been honored as 2013 Super Lawyers by The New York Times Magazine.

In the March 23rd issue of The New York Times Magazine, Ms. Tracy and Ms. Russo were listed as Top New York City Intellectual Property Litigators and Ms. Hiney was listed as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers New York Metro Edition.
Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
“I am proud to be part of a group of enormously talented women attorneys,” said Tracy, who serves as the firm’s Managing Partner. “This latest honor confirms the commitment and expertise of these women.”
Ms. Tracy has extensive experience in all aspects of complex patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biological, and biotechnological arts. In addition to serving as Managing Partner, she also serves as lead trial counsel for high stakes patent litigation in the pharmaceutical and chemical areas.
Ms. Russo has experience in complex patent litigation, biotechnology, bioinformatics, and pharmaceutical patent prosecution, licensing of intellectual property, patentability and non-infringement analysis, and complex patent litigation. She is extensively published in noteworthy scientific journals, such as Science, Nature, Cell and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, with cover articles in both Nature and Cell.
Ms. Hiney is active in all aspects of trademark law, including domestic and international trademark portfolio management and clearing, filing and prosecuting trademarks in the United States and abroad. She also has experience with U.S. and foreign trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.

About Super Lawyers:
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

About Fitzpatrick:
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.