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Background

Katie Prescott is a Principal in the Silicon Valley office of Fish & Richardson. Her practice focuses on patent and trade secret litigation with an emphasis on software, network and Internet technologies. Ms. Prescott has experience before federal courts nationwide and she has handled all aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigations, complaint preparation, fact and expert discovery, claim construction, summary judgment hearings, mediations, trial, design around, injunction contingency planning, and appeal. Her experience also includes leading large joint defense groups, coordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation, and negotiating litigation settlements.

Previously (2010-2013), Ms. Prescott was senior litigation counsel at a Fortune 100 consumer electronics company where she led strategy for patent and consumer class action litigations, International Trade Commission investigations and post-grant Patent Office proceedings.

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law 2001
J.D.
Order of the Coif


Stanford University 1998
Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S.


Johns Hopkins University 1997
Earth and Planetary Science, B.A.
General Honors

Admissions

  • California 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

Other Distinctions

Awards

Named to “The Best Lawyers in America” list by The Best Lawyers in America© (2021).

Named one of the “Top Trade Secret Lawyers” by Daily Journal (2019).

Named one of the “Women Worth Watching” by Profiles in Diversity Journal (2018).

Selected to the Northern California “Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers (2009, 2016-2019).

Presentations

Trade Secrets: Protection and Defense,” Presenter, Fish Webinar (March 26, 2020)

“Trade Secrets Tips and Trends,” Moderator, Managing Intellectual Property’s International Women’s Leadership (December 3, 2019 – San Mateo)

“Loose Lips Sink Ships: Protecting Trade Secrets,” Moderator and co-chair, Daily Journal Trade Secrets Forum (September 19, 2019 –  Palo Alto)

Patent Mediation: An Insider’s View,” Presenter, Fish Webinar (May 22, 2019)

“Step Away from the Claim Charts,” Moderator and co-chair, Daily Journal Patent Disputes Forum (April 17, 2019 –  Menlo Park)

Trade Secrets Developments in 2018,” Presenter, Fish Webinar (February 21, 2019)

“Litigation Trade Secrets: A View from the Trenches,” Moderator, Daily Journal Trade Secret Litigation Forum (October 30, 2018 – Palo Alto)

“Patent Damages,” Moderator, Daily Journal Patent Disputes Forum (December 6, 2017 – Beverly Hills)

Publications

Ms. Prescott is a contributing author to Fish’s IP Law Essentials.

Is ‘Reverse Engineering’ Misappropriation of Trade Secrets?” co-authored with Quiyi (Autumn) Wu, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (July 30, 2020).

Navigating Fact Discovery in a Patent Case,” co-authored with Rodeen Talebi, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (July 1, 2020).

Is it Too Late to File a Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Suit?,” co-authored with Quiyi (Autumn) Wu, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (June 29, 2020).

Avoiding Trade Secret Losses During Corporate Collaboration,” co-authored with Felix Eyzaguirre, The Recorder (April 20, 2020).

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