Robert D. Fish

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Irvine, CA

Fish IP Law LLP
 | 2603 Main Street, Suite 1000
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: 949-751-6527
Fax: 949-943-8358
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (70%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    At Fish & Tsang LLP, Robert D. Fish is the founding partner, representing clients in Orange County and all of Silicon Valley in legal issues of patents, trademarks, copyrights and litigation. Experienced with state, federal and international cases, Mr. Fish has worked with clients in almost every industry and has almost 30 years of experience in intellectual property law. Several foreign law firms retain Mr. Fish as their United States counsel.

    Mr. Fish earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in natural science. Next attending the California Western School of Law, he earned a Juris Doctor. A talented and humorous writer, Mr. Fish has authored several complete guides explaining the patent process, is a regular contributor to California Business Litigation, designs board games with patent themes and creates the “Patent Beast” comic strip. 

    With experience as both an arbitrator and a mediator, Mr. Fish has appealed cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the Federal Circuit and the Board of Patient Appeals and Interferences. He is currently a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Federal Circuit Bar Association and the Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association.

    Serving clients of all sizes, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Mr. Fish is involved with arbitration, litigation, and inbound and outbound licensing for a variety of patent enforcement programs. When he is not handling matters of trademarks, patents and foreign filings, he enjoys outdoors sports, Aikido and research into treating health and disease through a nutritional approach.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Intellectual Property
    • 30%Intellectual Property Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2007

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    Admitted: 1990, California

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • Orange County Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
    • Orange County Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Federal Circuit Bar Association, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Contributor, California Business Litigation, a guide published annually by Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
    • Pens the "Patent Beast" comic strip and designs patent-themed board games to educate and bring humor to the patent process
    • Strategic Patenting, Author, 2007
    • White Space Patenting, Author
    • Green Fields Patenting and Prosecution Magic, Author

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pennsylvania, Major: Natural Science

    Industry Groups

    • ABA
    • Fed Cir Bar Assn
    • OC Bar Assn
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    Office Location for Robert D. Fish

    2603 Main Street
    Suite 1000
    Irvine, CA 92614

    Phone: 949-751-6527

    Fax: 949-943-8358

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