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Background

Paul Western is an Associate in the Twin Cities office of Fish & Richardson. Prior to joining Fish, Mr. Western was a Product Manager and Project Engineer with 3M Company, and later, a General Manager of Manufacturing with Terumo Cardiovascular. He also has extensive patent experience from his time with the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer.​​

An experienced intellectual property attorney with a practice focusing on patent preparation, prosecution, and strategic IP portfolio management, Paul counsels clients on best practices for developing strong patents and valuable IP assets domestically and internationally. He also regularly conducts patentability, freedom-to-operate, product clearance, due diligence, infringement, and invalidity analyses on their behalf.  The focus of his technical expertise is largely in medical devices and mechanical technologies.

Education

J.D., University of Michigan Law School 2011


B.S., North Dakota State University 1984
Mechanical Engineering

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2010
  • Minnesota 2012

Memberships & Affiliations

​Minnesota Bar Association (MSBA)

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