Jim Boyle and John Fredrickson Named Lawyers of the Year for IP and Patent Litigation in Milwaukee; Five Other Boyle Fredrickson Attorneys Recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers® by U.S. News & World Report

February 23, 2017

Boyle Fredrickson founding shareholders Jim Boyle and John Fredrickson have been named the Best Lawyers 2017 – Lawyer of the Year – for Intellectual Property (IP) Litigation and Patent Litigation, respectively, in Milwaukee by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, Boyle was recognized by Best Lawyers in 2017 in the categories of patent litigation and patent law, while Fredrickson was recognized in the category of trademark law.

Five other attorneys from Boyle Fredrickson have also been recognized across three categories as Best Lawyers in 2017. Andy McConnell has been recognized for his work in copyright law, patent law and trademark law. Keith Baxter and Adam Brookman have been recognized in the area of patent law. Peter Stomma has been recognized for his work in patent law and trademark law. Michael Gratz has been recognized in the area of trademark law.

This is Gratz’s first year being recognized by Best Lawyers. Boyle, Fredrickson, McConnell, Baxter, Brookman and Stomma have all been recognized in various categories by Best Lawyers in previous years.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Best Lawyers peer-reviewed listings are now published in almost 70 countries around the world, and have been published in partnership with U.S. News & World Report, the leading rankings publication in the U.S. since 2010.

ABOUT BOYLE FREDRICKSON: Established in 1999, Boyle Fredrickson has grown to become Wisconsin’s largest intellectual property law firm. The firm handles all facets of IP law, from patents, trademarks and copyrights to trade secrets, unfair competition and licensing. Because of the firm’s singular focus on domestic and international IP law, Boyle Fredrickson provides expert counsel, personal service and attention to detail not found anywhere else. Visit boylefred.com or call 414-225-9755 for more information.