Ms. Fuller represents pharmaceutical and high tech clients in patent litigation nationwide. Her cases have encompassed a wide range of technology, including pharmaceuticals, video coding, backup and recovery software, GPS technology, medical software, network security software, and email encryption.
Prior to joining Fish, Ms. Fuller clerked for the Honorable David R. Thompson and interned for the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown, both of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also clerked for the San Diego U.S. Attorneys’ Office and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Before becoming a lawyer, Ms. Fuller practiced as a chemical engineer. She did pharmaceutical research and development work at ALZA Corporation and chemical manufacturing at Dow Chemical Corporation.
Ms. Fuller is a Principal in the Southern California office of Fish & Richardson.
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law 2009 magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
B.S., University of California, Berkeley 1996 Chemical Engineering with high honors, Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, The Honorable David R. Thompson, 2009 - 2010
Memberships & Affiliations
Federal Bar Association, San Diego Chapter San Diego County Bar Association Lawyers Club of San Diego ATHENA San Diego
“Federal Circuit Report: Damages Award Vacated by Federal Circuit,” IP Litigator, Vol. 21 No. 1 pp.24-25 (Jan./Feb. 2015) (available here).
“Patent Damages Law: Life after Lucent, ResQNet, and Uniloc,” Federal Bar Association, San Diego Chapter Newsletter, pp. 3 & 12 (Summer 2012).
“Judge David R. Thompson: A Legacy that Lives On,” Federal Bar Association, San Diego Chapter Newsletter, pp. 2-3 (Spring 2011).
“The Sanctity of Settlement: Stopping CERCLA’s Volunteer Remediators from Sidestepping the Settlement Bar,” 34 COLUM. J. ENVTL. L. 219 (2009).
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 San Diego Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation
2014 Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Services Certificate
Speaker “Unconscious Bias – What is It? How to Address It?” San Diego CLE Event (January 24, 2018).
Speaker “Substance Abuse” San Diego CLE Event (January 12, 2017).
2017 – Parallel Networks Licensing LLC v. Microsoft Corp. (D. Del.) – counsel for Microsoft in action where Parallel Networks sued Microsoft in December 2013 alleging patent infringement of two patents by Microsoft’s Windows Server and Windows Sharepoint products, Azure Web Apps, and the Microsoft.com, Bing and MSN websites. After a four-day trial, the jury returned a verdict for Microsoft in under one hour, finding non-infringement on every claim.
2017 – In the Matter of Certain Composite Aerogel Insulation Materials and Methods for Manufacturing the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1003 (U.S.I.T.C.) – counsel for Complainant Aspen Aerogels resulting in a limited exclusion order barring the importation of Respondents’ aerogel composite blankets into the U.S. market.
2016 – CH2O v. Meras Engineering, Inc. & Houweling’s Nurseries (C.D. Cal.) – counsel for patentee CH2O in patent case involving chemical technology for treating irrigation systems. Jury returned verdict finding willful infringement, upholding validity of the patent, and awarding $12.5M in damages.
2016 – SRI International, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (C.D. Cal.) – counsel for patentee SRI in patent litigation concerning network intrusion detection. After a jury trial, the jury returned a verdict for SRI finding every claim infringed and not invalid, that infringement was willful. In post-trial, the Court further awarded SRI attorney fees, enhanced damages, a compulsory license, and prejudgment interest.
2015 – SRI International, Inc. v. Dell Inc. (D. Del.) – counsel for patentee SRI in patent litigation concerning network intrusion detection resulting in a favorable settlement for client.
2014 – SRI International, Inc. adv. Check Point Software, Inc. (N.D. Cal.); SRI International, Inc. adv. Fortinet, Inc. (N.D. Cal.) – counsel for patentee SRI in patent litigation concerning network intrusion detection resulting in a favorable settlement for client.