31 October 2017
Silicon Valley
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Fish & Richardson hires ex-Apple counsel


Patent and trade secret lawyer Katherine Prescott has returned to Fish & Richardson as of counsel.

Prescott will work out of the firm’s Silicon Valley office, focusing on patents and trade secrets in a range of technologies, including software, medical devices and consumer products.

She previously worked at Fish & Richardson from 2001 to 2009, after which she served at Apple as in house counsel until 2013. Between 2013 and now, she has worked at law firms WilmerHale and Miclean Gleason.

Michael Headley, managing principal of Fish & Richardson’s Silicon Valley office, commented: “Katherine Prescott’s return to our Silicon Valley office adds tremendous strength to our team’s ability to provide our clients with long-term plans and solutions, as well as creative and winning litigation strategies to protect their innovative products and services and to defend against accusations of infringement.”

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