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Background

Tucker Terhufen is a litigation associate in Fish & Richardson’s San Diego office. His practice focuses on patent litigation with an emphasis on clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and electronics industries. Mr. Terhufen represents plaintiffs and defendants in U.S. District Court and in Section 337 Investigations at the International Trade Commission. He also has experience with contract disputes and trade secrets litigation, as well as experience in California state court.

Mr. Terhufen has experience in all phases of litigation, from pre-suit diligence through trial.  He has also assisted with appeals to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as the California court of appeal.

Prior to joining Fish, he served as judicial extern to the Honorable David G. Campbell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and to the Honorable Mary H. Murguia of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Education

Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law 2016
J.D.
Note and Comment Editor, Arizona State Law Journal​​
magna cum laude​​
Order of the Coif​​​
Judge Mary M. Schroeder Federal Practice Award
Certificate in Law, Science, and Technology with a specialization in Intellectual Property


Arizona State University
Chemical Engineering, B.S.E.
​summa cum laude

Admissions

  • California 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Other Distinctions

Presentations:

“Design Patent Litigation,” Co-speaker, San Diego Office CLE Event (January 24, 2018)

Publications

Unlocking the Secret of California’s Trade Secret Identification Requirement: Part 2, co-authored with Seth Sproul, The Recorder (October 18, 2019).

Unlocking the Secret of California’s Trade Secret Identification Requirement: Part 1, co-authored with Seth Sproul, The Recorder (October 11, 2019).

Amgen v. Sandoz: Final Judgment of Non-Infringement: Clearance for Biologics Still Being Finalized at the Time of Judgment?” co-authored with Tasha Francis and Jenny Shmuel, Fish Litigation Blog (May 22, 2019).

Kyle Bass Ends with a Bang: Success in Final PTAB Decision, co-authored with Tasha Francis, Fish Post-Grant Alerts (June 20, 2017).

Kyle Bass Does Not Seek to Uphold PTAB Decisions on Appeal, co-authored with Tasha Francis, Fish Post-Grant Alerts (June 7, 2017).

Kyle Bass Wins at the PTAB, co-authored with Tasha Francis, IP Litigator, January/February 2017, Vol. 23, #1.

A Mixed Bag for Kyle Bass: Three Wins and Eight Losses at the PTAB, co-authored with Tasha Francis, Fish Post-Grant Alerts (March 22, 2017).

How to Build Daubert-Proof Patent Damages Cases, co-authored with Chris Marchese and Markus Weyde, Daily Journal (December 07, 2016).

Celgene Asks PTAB to Reconsider Adverse Final Written Decisions, co-written with Tasha Francis, Fish Patent Blog (December 5, 2016).

New Developments in AbbVie’s BPCIA Suit Targeting Amgen’s Humira® Biosimilar, co-written with Tasha Francis and Jenny Shmuel, Fish Litigation Blog (November 14, 2016).

Kyle Bass is on a Roll: Four More Wins at the PTAB, co-written with Tasha Francis, Fish Patent Blog (November 1, 2016).

Kyle Bass Wins at the PTAB
, co-written with Tasha Francis, Fish Patent Blog (October 20, 2016).

Hidden Risks in Exploiting Intellectual Property to Avoid Corporate Taxes, 47 ARIZ. ST. L. J. 1425 (2016)

 

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October 23, 2019
Seth Sproul & Tucker Terhufen Author Article in The Recorder, “Unlocking the Secret of California's Trade Secret Identification Requirement”
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May 22, 2019
Amgen v. Sandoz: Final Judgment of Non-Infringement: Clearance for Biologics Still Being Finalized at the Time of Judgment?
Authors: Tucker N. Terhufen, Jenny Shmuel, Ph.D., Tasha M. Francis, Ph.D.
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December 20, 2017
Court Vacates TRO and Denies Motion for Injunction in Columbia-Seirus Patent Battle
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October 4, 2017
Fish & Richardson Invalidates Columbia's Omni-Heat Patent for Client Seirus
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April 27, 2017
Fish & Richardson Announces 15 Recent Associates
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March 22, 2017
A Mixed Bag for Kyle Bass: Three Wins and Eight Losses at the PTAB
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December 14, 2016
Daily Journal article "How to build Daubert-proof patent damages cases"
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Fish Patent Blog
December 5, 2016
Celgene Asks PTAB to Reconsider Adverse Final Written Decisions
Authors: Tucker N. Terhufen, Tasha M. Francis, Ph.D.
Fish Litigation Blog
November 14, 2016
New Developments in AbbVie’s BPCIA Suit Targeting Amgen’s Humira® Biosimilar
Authors: Tucker N. Terhufen, Jenny Shmuel, Ph.D., Tasha M. Francis, Ph.D.
IP Litigation
Life Sciences
Fish Patent Blog
November 1, 2016
Kyle Bass is on a Roll: Four More Wins at the PTAB
Authors: Tucker N. Terhufen, Tasha M. Francis, Ph.D.
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October 25, 2016
Kyle Bass Wins at the PTAB
Authors: Tucker N. Terhufen, Tasha M. Francis, Ph.D.
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