Fish & Richardson

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    Fish & Richardson is a leading global law firm practicing in the areas of intellectual property and litigation. Founded in 1878, the firm prosecuted and litigated many fundamental patents of the industrial age: the telephone, the airplane, the lightbulb, and the radio. Today, with over 350 attorneys and technology specialists, Fish remains the go-to IP firm for the world’s greatest innovators in cutting-edge technologies. Fish delivers superior value by providing strategic business insight enriched by deep technical and legal expertise to clients who value intellectual property.
    HQBoston, MA, US
    Employee Ratings3.6
    Overall CultureC+

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    Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)1,353
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Fish & Richardson

    Peter Devlin

    Peter Devlin

    Jonathan A. Solomon

    Jonathan A. Solomon

    Cynthia Johnson Walden

    Cynthia Johnson Walden

    John Adkisson

    John Adkisson

    President-elect and CEO
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    Fish & Richardson Office Locations

    Fish & Richardson has offices in Boston, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas and in 9 other locations
    Boston, MA, US (HQ)
    1 Marina Park Drive
    Atlanta, GA, US
    1243 Peachtree St NE 21st floor
    Austin, TX, US
    One Congress Plaza, 111 Congress Ave #810
    Dallas, TX, US
    1717 Main St #5000
    Dallas, TX, US
    Comerica Bank Tower, 1717 Main St #5000
    Houston, TX, US
    1221 McKinney St #2800
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    Fish & Richardson Blogs

    Fish Attorneys Richard Sterba and Kyle Fleming Author IPWatchdog Article, “Expanding Access to the ‘100-Day’ Program: ITC Announces Pilot Program Authorizing Interim Initial Determinations”

    Fish attorneys Rich Sterba and Kyle Fleming recently wrote an overview of a new International Trade Commission (ITC) pilot program that was published by IPWatchdog. The pilot program provides Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) a new mechanism to bring investigations to a swift conclusion by expressly …

    Jeremy Saks Authors Law360 Article, “How Legal Profession Can Help LGBTQ Patent Attys Thrive”

    In celebration of Pride Month 2021, Fish litigation associate and LGBTQ+ Affinity Group chair, Jeremy Saks, authored the article “How Legal Profession Can Help LGBTQ Patent Attys Thrive” for Law360. Read the full article (PDF): “How Legal Profession Can Help LGBTQ Patent Attys Thrive“ Members of the…

    EDTX & NDTX Monthly Wrap-Up: May 2021

    This month’s EDTX & NDTX Wrap-Up summarizes a decision from the Eastern District of Texas granting a new trial on patent validity. The court addressed the admissibility of uncorroborated testimony about prior art and whether there was a legally sufficient evidentiary basis for the jury’s invalid…

    Users of Research Tools Take Note

    Are research tools protected from patent infringement under the Hatch-Waxman safe harbor, section 271(e)(1)?[1] While different courts have reached different conclusions on this question,[2] one recent district court decision answered it with a resounding “No.”[3] Statutory Background The safe harbo…

    Q&A with Michael Portnov Corporate Counsel Business Journal

    Fish principal Michael Portnov was recently interviewed by Corporate Counsel Business Journal for the article, “Staying Ahead of the Artificial Intelligence Curve.” In the article, Michael talks about the future of AI and how his degrees in mathematics and physics help to inform his practice in the …

    Fish & Richardson Attorneys Recognized as 2020 North Star Lawyers

    Fish & Richardson is proud to announce that 10 of its attorneys were named 2020 North Star Lawyers. Launched in 2013, the program recognizes Minnesota State Bar members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services per year to those who otherwise could not afford representation. In 202…
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    Fish & Richardson Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Fish & Richardson founded?

      Fish & Richardson was founded in 1878.

    • Who are Fish & Richardson key executives?

      Fish & Richardson's key executives are Peter Devlin, Jonathan A. Solomon and Cynthia Johnson Walden.

    • How many employees does Fish & Richardson have?

      Fish & Richardson has 1,353 employees.

    • Who are Fish & Richardson competitors?

      Competitors of Fish & Richardson include K&L Gates, Kirkland & Ellis and Foley & Lardner.

    • Where is Fish & Richardson headquarters?

      Fish & Richardson headquarters is located at 1 Marina Park Drive, Boston.

    • Where are Fish & Richardson offices?

      Fish & Richardson has offices in Boston, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas and in 9 other locations.

    • How many offices does Fish & Richardson have?

      Fish & Richardson has 14 offices.