Attorney Josh Tucker joins the Austin office of Fish & Richardson P.C. as an associate in the firm’s patent prosecution group.

[USPRwire, Thu Aug 21 2008] The national law firm of Fish & Richardson, P.C., is announcing the addition of Josh Tucker as an associate in the firm’s patent prosecution group.

Mr. Tucker joins the Austin office after serving as an associate at Houston’s Fletcher Yoder for the past three years, where he helped draft and prosecute patent applications.

He graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 2004, earning a Dean’s Award in bankruptcy law. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University in 1998.

Prior to earning his law degree, he worked as a process engineer at Samsung Austin Semiconductor. Mr. Tucker developed chemical-mechanical planarization processes and was named as the inventor on related patents.

Fish & Richardson is one of the largest law firms in the U.S. practicing exclusively in the areas of intellectual property, litigation and corporate law. The firm has nearly 500 attorneys in ten offices in the United States and one office in Germany. Fish has long represented great innovators, from pioneering inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and the Wright Brothers to today's technology leaders. Fish & Richardson handles more patent litigation than any other law firm, both in federal district court (IP Law & Business July 2008) and before the International Trade Commission (ITC) (IP Law & Business June 2008). Fish also ranks among the top U.S. firms for patents and trademarks obtained. Fish & Richardson was named “Law Firm of the Year for Life Sciences and Biotechnology” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine in April 2008. In August 2007, Fish was named the top intellectual property (IP) law firm in the U.S. in Corporate Counsel Magazine’s sixth annual survey of “Who Represents America's Biggest Companies.”

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