Steven R. Katz is a principal in Fish & Richardson’s Boston office, where he represents both large and small clients, from Fortune 500 companies to startups, in high stakes intellectual property litigation. His practice focuses on patent litigation in federal courts throughout the country and before the International Trade Commission. He also routinely counsels clients on intellectual property issues, and assists clients in intellectual property licensing and resolving intellectual property disputes using alternative dispute resolution.
Mr. Katz is also a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and represents clients in inter partes review procedures before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Mr. Katz has a focus in a variety of technical fields including wireless communications (including HSDPA, LTE, and CDMA), wireline communications (including SONET, T-Carrier, ATM), medical devices (including surgical robots), image processing, communications systems, digital television, seismic survey equipment, enterprise and consumer software, e-commerce systems, cryptography and secure systems, semiconductors, and mechanical and consumer devices.
Mr. Katz routinely argues at claim construction hearings on behalf of his clients and has participated in various jury trials in the federal district courts and hearings before the International Trade Commission. In addition, Mr. Katz was an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Law where he taught Trial Advocacy.
Prior to joining Fish & Richardson, he clerked for the Honorable Judge Lourie on the United States Court Of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Katz was a circuit designer and then project manager for Telecommunications Techniques Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high speed telecommunication line analysis equipment.
January 2nd, 2011
What Israeli Companies Really Need To Know About IP Protection and Enforcement in the U.S.
February 25th, 2011
Innovations in IP Law in the United States: What European Companies Need To Know To Protect Their Most Important Assets
March 2nd, 2010 | 8:00 am EST
Innovations in IP law in the United States: What European companies need to know to protect their most important assets
April 27th, 2011
Boston Breakfast Series: Patent Damages - A 2011 Update