Fish & Richardson PC

Intellectual Property Department

USA
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What the team is known for Stellar litigation group that continues to be among the most prolific in trial, appellate and administrative patent proceedings, and supplemented by a stable of lawyers providing prosecution and transactional support. Enjoys a fine track record for its work before the ITC. Particularly noted for representation of clients from the hi-tech sector.

Notable practitioners

DJ Healey is a hugely respected litigator with a focus on patent disputes, as well as related antitrust and tort claims, at all levels, including district courts, federal courts and the US Supreme Court. Sources say: "She's a go-to for big strategy thinking. She has a very good knowledge of the law and an ability to outthink everybody."

Juanita Brooks is held in high regard for extensive experience handling a range of complex patent infringement disputes. A source reports: "I refer to her as the 'Judge Whisperer', because they will always listen to her," adding: "She owns the courtroom."

The "impressive" Michael McKeon is a seasoned litigator highlighted for his skill across a broad array of technology sector intellectual property disputes. He is particularly noted for his strength in ITC matters.

Ruffin Cordell is "a fantastic trial lawyer who gets the excellent, really high-profile cases," report market sources. He is recognised for his substantial ITC and district court experience handling a wide range of IP litigation, including patent and trade secret disputes.