The Atlanta office opened in January 2006 and continues the firm’s tradition of providing quality legal services for high-tech and high profile companies with operations throughout the U.S.
We serve clients such as Avaya, Bose, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung.
Our office benefits from the resources of Fish & Richardson’s national presence while maintaining the collegiality of a small firm atmosphere.
The Atlanta office includes attorneys from premier law schools, many with additional technical degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, chemical engineering and biology.
Like the office itself, the city of Atlanta offers a combination of the attractions of an international city while still maintaining its small-town southern hospitality.
And if you love the outdoors, the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains begin to rise just north of Atlanta, and southeastern Georgia sports the historic city of Savannah and miles of Atlantic coastline.
Further, Georgia’s moderate climate offers the possibility of doing outdoor activities in all four seasons, making Atlanta a great place to enjoy year-round outdoor, sporting, and cultural events.
Atlanta offers all this while maintaining a reasonable cost of living.
So, what are you waiting for? Come on down South!
Fish & Richardson’s Austin office opened in January 2005 and is located downtown overlooking Austin’s Lady Bird Lake.
The high-tech but not high-stress city is nestled in the Silicon Hills, and in the Austin office, the atmosphere is no different.
Attorneys in the Austin office provide quality legal services, including patent and IP litigation services, for both the growing Austin technology community and for innovative clients across the globe.
Set in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas, you won’t mistake Austin for other cities in Texas.
The state capital is the home of the University of Texas and a number of well-known technology companies, and boasts one of the highest number of college graduates, and number of patents, per capita in the country.
With its vibrant artistic and creative culture, Austin has a year-round calendar of festivals.
Boston has been New England’s largest and most important city since the early 1700s. Oliver Wendell Holmes once referred to Boston as “the hub of the universe.”
Bostonians have time and again forged world-changing inventions in technology, including the telephone, the microwave, and the Internet. And we have been there to help patent and enforce many of the inventions that have changed the way we live.
Boston is home to Fish’s first office. Founded in 1878, the firm represented Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, the Wright Brothers, and has been a leader in the city’s tradition of innovation for over 130 years.
The Boston office continues the firm’s tradition of representing high-tech and high profile companies, including Bose, Boston Scientific, Genzyme, Google and Microsoft.
The range of clients and cases provides challenging work and early responsibility for associates.
Contrary to popular belief, Dallas was not founded by a cowboy. It was founded by a lawyer. John Neely Bryan thought the area would make a good trading post and town. How right he was.
Today, Dallas is home to more than 220,000 businesses, 600 of which are in the high-tech and telecommunications industries.
Our Dallas office is located in an architecturally award-winning building in the heart of downtown, minutes from community and nationally-renowned icons like Reunion Tower, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Meyerson Symphony Center, and the Perot Museum of National History.
The Dallas office is a leader in providing legal services for high-tech and high profile companies with operations throughout the U.S.
The office serves a wide variety of clients, from small startups / individuals to large industry leaders, including the Dallas Mavericks, Bank of America, Microsoft, and Mary Kay.
The office includes attorneys focusing on the firm’s traditional strength in IP and trade secret law, as well as being the home to the firm’s largest group of lawyers practicing complex commercial, white collar, and employment/employee mobility litigation. In fact, the office was a finalist for Texas Lawyer’s Litigation Department of the Year Mid-Sized for 2012.
The office’s diverse range of clients and cases demands lawyers who seek early responsibility, are capable of top-shelf legal work, and enjoy being at the leading edge of today’s legal issues.
The Delaware office is located in Wilmington, just a short ride on Amtrak from New York and Washington, DC, and less than 30 miles south of Philadelphia.
We are located a few blocks from the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, which has one of the busiest patent litigation dockets in the country.
Our attorneys work on cases both in the District of Delaware, and in courts around the country, as well as in the International Trade Commission.
We also have a growing practice in corporate, technology and other complex litigation in Delaware’s highly regarded Chancery Court.
Our litigators represent both regional and national clients, including Allergan, Bank of America, LG, and Microsoft.
We also have an active prosecution practice, and our attorneys prosecute patents and engage in patent counseling and opinion work for some of the firm’s most important national clients, including leading technology companies in the Philadelphia region like Carnegie Mellon.
Prosecution work in the Delaware office covers a range of technologies, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, hardware, software and business methods.
The Houston office is home to the city’s premier patent litigation practice.
The office serves major companies in the fields of consumer and business technology, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.
The range of clients and cases demands lawyers who seek early responsibility, have excellent communication skills, and are capable of exceptional legal work.
Despite its high-stakes practice, the office maintains a casual, family conscious atmosphere.
In 2014, Fish’s Houston office received top “Tier 1” ranking in U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.
The Munich office has brought the firm’s market-leading IP practice to Europe. As the hub of intellectual property law in Europe, Munich is home to the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office, and the German Federal Patent Court.
From the second tallest building in Munich, our office looks out over the rooftops of this picturesque city. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and has the strongest economy of any German city, hosting the headquarters of Siemens, BMW, and many media and biotech companies.
Munich is also the largest publishing city in Europe and home to the Süddeutsche Zeitung, one of Germany’s largest daily newspapers.
Munich is the capital city of Bavaria and is a cultural and intellectual center. It is has more than 40 museums and 50 live theatres, and it counts 80,000 students among its population, making it a bustling university city.
New York has been called “The Capital of the World.” There’s no bigger city than the Big Apple – we’ve even got the big clients to prove it: USAA and CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange), to name a couple.
The New York office enjoys a unique and advantageous combination: the office maintains a small firm atmosphere, yet is a vital part of a major national IP, technology and litigation law firm.
The IP litigation group primarily represents clients in the electronics, telecommunications, semiconductor, pharmaceutical and financial industries.
The patent group provides prosecution services, including handling post-grant proceedings, and opinions in the electronics, telecommunications, medical device, biotech, pharmaceutical, and semiconductor industries.
Our extensive trademark practice serves clients in a wide variety of fields.
At Fish, the atmosphere is hardworking and professional yet relaxed – and the Silicon Valley office is no exception.
The office is made up of people working together on projects that require resourcefulness, creativity, and teamwork.
Our Silicon Valley office serves clients ranging from established Fortune 10 and Fortune 500 companies to rising start-ups.
With this range of clients, cases, and prosecution work, we provide attorneys with early responsibility and challenging work, and our cross-staffing engages attorneys across all offices.
We staff summer associates on trial and/or patent prosecution portfolio teams to help them see strategy beyond what can be gleaned from short-term assignments.
And our mentors and work coordinators provide reviews and ensure each summer associate walks out having experienced real-life work.
The Silicon Valley office is located minutes from our high-tech clients, thirty minutes from San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean, and a few hours from Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe.
The Southern California office is in one of the nation’s premier telecommunications and biotechnology centers, and the office boasts a world-class clientele, including Microsoft, Adobe, Callaway Golf, and Fresenius Medical Care.
Our litigators have been recognized as among the nation’s elite, and our patent lawyers have obtained groundbreaking patents.
We are also committed to our pro bono work collaborations with clients such as the ACLU, the ABA Immigration Justice Project, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, the Western Center on Law and Poverty, and the Legal Aid Society of San Diego.
San Diego is one of the nation’s most livable cities, offering easy reach to surf, mountains, and desert, plus a climate that can’t be beat. Reflective of its environment, our office is casual yet energetic.
Summer associates work on project-based assignments with a litigation team and a principal, doing real work and getting a genuine sense of what life will be like as an associate.
Past summer events have ranged from surfing lessons and hot air ballooning to in-office video game tournaments and movie nights.
The Twin Cities office of Fish & Richardson P.C. is located in the high tech environment of Minneapolis, which is home to the highest per capita concentration of Fortune 500 companies.
The office represents high profile clients including Allergan, Boston Scientific, Google, 3M Innovative Properties, Target Corp., and Terumo.
With a world-class university and major league sports and recreation, Minneapolis combines the fast pace of a big city with a Midwest attitude, and is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the country.
Summer associates enjoy a variety of events, which in the past have included dinners and wine-tastings at attorneys’ homes, a ping pong tournament, poker social, cook-off, horse track outing and softball tournaments.
Summer associates are given the opportunity to work with litigation teams and on a wide variety of patent prosecution and counseling matters. We also hold office and firmwide training sessions and lunch seminars.
The Washington, DC office offers attorneys unique opportunities in cutting edge technology and law.
In our IP practice, we handle a significant amount of consumer electronics, telecommunications and Internet-related work, both in litigation and prosecution.
Litigation in the DC office regularly goes to trial, both in federal court and the fast-paced forum of the International Trade Commission.
Our prosecution practice covers a wide range of disciplines, including electrical and mechanical technologies, software, the Internet, nanotechnology, and medical devices.
Our regulatory group primarily practices before the FCC, FTC, FDA, and various federal agencies involved in export license control, while also handling advertising and promotional law matters.
The DC office benefits from the resources of Fish & Richardson’s national presence while maintaining the collegiality of a close-knit office.
Our office includes attorneys from premier law schools, many of whom are former District Court and Federal Circuit clerks.
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