Alan Fisch is one of the nation's most successful intellectual property trial lawyers.
Mr Fisch has won jury trials around the country, including five jury verdicts in the Eastern District of Texas – four as a defendant and one as a plaintiff. Mr Fisch also made national headlines when he won a plaintiff's jury trial against Microsoft Corporation, which was the eighth largest jury verdict in federal court that year and at the time the largest patent verdict in the history of the Eastern District of Virginia.
As a result of these and other cases, Mr Fisch has handled in litigation in federal courts in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as multiple state courts.
Mr Fisch is also a perennial victor at the appellate level. Mr Fisch has argued and prevailed in seven cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Few intellectual property attorneys can claim the level of jury trial and appellate success achieved by Mr Fisch.
The legal press has hailed Mr Fisch as a standout performer of the American intellectual property bar. Benchmark Litigation identified Mr Fisch as "an emerging IP legend." The IAM 1000 described Mr Fisch as a "swashbuckling litigator" who is "never afraid to take on the hardest case." Chambers called Mr Fisch a "truly exceptional litigator" and "a go-to for the most complex patent litigation cases." Law 360 selected Mr Fisch as one of the 10 most admired intellectual property lawyers in the United States. Lawdragon selected Mr Fisch as one of "The Leading 500 Lawyers in America." Washingtonian selected Mr Fisch as one of the top 30 lawyers of the 80,000 practicing in the Washington DC-area. Mr Fisch is also a staple in listings from Expert Guides, Best Lawyers, The Legal 500, and Super Lawyers.
Mr Fisch's scholarly writings have been quoted by the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, other court filings, learned treatises, and over 100 law review articles. Mr Fisch's articles have appeared in publications of the law schools at Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Tulane, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr Fisch is a former Patent Examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office, where he learned the patent craft from the inside. Mr Fisch was also a software design engineer at Texas Instruments before attending law school.