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Fish & Richardson Adds 14 New Associates

March 13, 2014

Press Releases

Fish & Richardson Adds 14 New Associates

March 13, 2014

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Boston, MA, March 13, 2014 – Fish & Richardson announced today the addition of 14 associates to the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Groups across its 12 offices.

The new associates are Rick Bisenius (Minneapolis), Chet Campbell (Boston), Matthew Colvin (Dallas), Dr. Tasha M. Francis (Minneapolis), Conrad Gosen (Minneapolis), Brian M. Graham (Silicon Valley), Nitika Gupta (Delaware), Kevin Kantharia (Southern California), Amy Liang (Silicon Valley), Andrew G. Pearson (Boston), James H. Richard (Boston), Dr. Jeffrey Shneidman (Boston), Ron Vogel (New York), and Christopher Winter (Delaware).

Rick Bisenius, who has joined Fish’s Patent Group in Minneapolis, will focus his practice on patent prosecution and inter partes review. Previously, he worked as a technology specialist/patent agent for the firm. He received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Chicago Law School in 2013 and his B.S. in electrical and computer engineering and computer science from the University of Wisconsin in 2001. He is admitted to the bar in Illinois, and his admission to the Minnesota bar is currently pending.

Chet Campbell has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Boston and will focus his practice on patent litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 2013, where he contributed to the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, and his B.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2010. He is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Matthew Colvin, who has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Dallas, will focus his practice on intellectual property litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2013, where he was a member of the Virginia Society of Law and Technology, and his B.S. in engineering mechanics from the United States Air Force Academy in 2005. Colvin is admitted to the bar in Texas.

Dr. Tasha M. Francis has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Minneapolis and will focus her practice in the areas of chemicals and biotechnology. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2013, where she was a contributing editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Prior to law school, she received her Ph.D. in chemical biology from the University of Michigan in 2010 and her B.A. from Dartmouth College in 2002. She is admitted to the bar in Minnesota.

Conrad Gosen, who has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Minneapolis, will focus his practice on patent litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2013, where he was a blue book editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and his B.S.E., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University in 2010. He is admitted to the bar in Minnesota.

Brian M. Graham has joined Fish’s Patent Group in Silicon Valley and will focus his practice in the areas of electrical and computer engineering as well as computer science. He received his J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 2013, his M.S. in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009, and his B.S. in computer engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2007. He is admitted to the bar in California.

Nitika Gupta, who has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Delaware, will focus her practice on patent litigation. She received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 2013, where she was an articles editor for the New York University Law Review, and her B.S. and B.A. from the University of Delaware in 2009. She is admitted to the bar in Delaware and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Kevin Kantharia has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Southern California and will focus his practice on patent litigation, including cases involving biomedical devices and wireless communications. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior electrical engineer at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. He received his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2013 and his B.S. from California Polytechnic State University in 2005. He is admitted to the bar in California and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Amy Liang, who has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Silicon Valley, will focus her practice on patent litigation. Liang received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 2013, where she was technical editor of the Science and Technology Law Review and a member of the Society for Law, Science, and Technology. She received her B.S. from Brown University in 2010. Liang is admitted to the bar in California.

Andrew G. Pearson has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Boston and will focus his practice on intellectual property litigation. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2013, where he was production and speakers editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, and received his B.S., with highest honors, in electrical engineering and computer engineering from the University of Virginia in 2010. He is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

James H. Richard, who has joined Fish’s Patent Group in Boston, will focus his practice on patent prosecution and strategic advice in the areas of electrical engineering and computer science. He received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 2013, where he was editor for the Boston University Law Review, and received his B.S., magna cum laude, in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell in 2009. He is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Dr. Jeffrey Shneidman has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Boston and will focus his practice on all aspects of intellectual property litigation. Prior to joining Fish, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Denise J. Casper of the District of Massachusetts and the Honorable Ralph D. Gants of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2011, his Ph.D. in computer science from Harvard University in 2008, and his B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999. He is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts.

Ron Vogel has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in New York. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a chemist and engineer in the consumer products industry. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law in 2013, his B.S. in finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his B.E.; magna cum laude, in chemical engineering from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2001. He is admitted to the bar in New York and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Christopher Winter, who has joined Fish’s Litigation Group in Delaware, will focus his practice on intellectual property and patent litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Winter was a law clerk for the Honorable Christopher J. Burke of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2012, where he was an associate editor of Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, his M.S. in 2011, and his B.S., with honors, in 2008 from Pennsylvania State University. He is admitted to the bar in Delaware.

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