Nieves Named a New England Super Lawyer for IP

(November 1, 2016, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney shareholder Peter A. Nieves has been named a New England Super Lawyer in the area of Intellectual Property (IP).  Nieves is the only attorney in New Hampshire to be named to the list for IP.

Sheehan Phinney’s IP group was also  recognized by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine as the 2016 Intellectual Property, Tier 1, Highly Recommended law firm in New Hampshire for the third consecutive year. Along with Nieves, the publication also recognized firm shareholders Christopher Cole and Robert H. Miller as IP Stars for their individual contributions and recognition within the intellectual property field.

Only 5% percent of attorneys are chosen each year, based on a multi-step evaluation process incorporating peer recognition and professional achievement. This group is featured in the 2016 Super Lawyers Magazine, published by Law & Politics and also listed at

Nieves is the head of the firm’s Patent Law and Intellectual Property and Technology Groups. He is an experienced patent attorney whose unique practice focuses on many aspects of intellectual property. Nieves was named one of the 2011 Top Patent Prosecutors by Patent Buddy, and one of New Hampshire’s 40 Under Forty by New Hampshire Union Leader in 2007.

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Sheehan Phinney is a full service business law firm representing local, national and international clients with innovative approaches and practical solutions. Founded in 1937, Sheehan Phinney has grown to over 60 attorneys with four offices throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts and is known for professional excellence, practical counsel and commitment to both its clients and the communities it serves. Sheehan Phinney is the exclusive member in New Hampshire of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of premier independent law firms.