Fish & Richardson Elevates Two Principals in Silicon Valley

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Fish & Richardson Elevates Two Principals in Silicon Valley

Fish & Richardson has elevated Bryan Basso and Katherine (Katie) Prescott to principal in the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group in Silicon Valley. Overall, 11 attorneys were promoted to principal. Fish has 13 offices worldwide, including its Silicon Valley office, based in Redwood City.

Basso represents both plaintiffs and defendants, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies, in complex patent litigation in U.S. district courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He received his J.D., cum laude, from Brigham Young University in 2011 and his B.S. in electrical engineering from Brigham Young University in 2008.

Prescott focuses on patent and trade secret litigation with an emphasis on software, network and internet technologies. She has experience before federal courts nationwide and has handled all aspects of litigation. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, her M.S. in civil and environmental engineering from Stanford University in 1998, and her B.A in earth and planetary science from Johns Hopkins University in 1997.

Fish & Richardson, a premier global intellectual property law firm, is sought-after and trusted by the world’s most innovative brands and influential technology leaders. Fish offers patent prosecution, counseling and litigation; trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling and litigation; and commercial litigation services. Our deep bench of attorneys with first-chair trial experience in every technology makes us the go-to firm for the most technically complex cases. We have an established reputation as a top-tier firm for patent portfolio planning, strategy and prosecution, as well as post-grant proceedings at the PTAB. Fish was established in 1878, and now has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S., Europe and China. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. For more information, visit or follow us at @FishRichardson