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Fish & Richardson Attorney David Healey Blogs About IP, Business Strategy at

Monday, December 20, 2010

Houston, TX -- Houston intellectual property attorney Dave Healey, a principal with Fish & Richardson, recently launched the blog Patent Math to offer news and insights for protecting and capitalizing on IP assets in business.

Through Patent Math (, Healey offers his unique perspective on both domestic U.S. and foreign IP opportunities and landmines, and offers practical solutions to protect and exploit IP assets. Healey's entries are based on more than 25 years of experience with complex patent litigation and related antitrust and tort claims.

The blog also includes useful documents and links, and has featured guest posts from authors in Germany and Mexico. It has become a key destination for executives and decision-makers from Fortune 500 companies, corporate counsel, IP counsel and other lawyers looking for strategies to integrate patent and business strategies designed to maximize IP value and minimize waste. To date, the blog has attracted readers from across the U.S., as well as Canada, China, Germany, India, Israel, Italy,Russia, Taiwan and the U.K.

"Calculating the value of an IP asset is difficult, and it is crucial to understand what steps are necessary to ensure the greatest return," says Healey. "My hope is that Patent Math becomes a place where fellow attorneys and business leaders discuss ideas to get the most out of IP investments and gain insight into the changing patent world."

Healey advises businesses on strategic patent licensing and litigation issues. He represents clients in the technology, semiconductor and software industries in state and federal courts, the International Trade Commission, International Chamber of Commerce, American Arbitration Association, NASD Arbitration Forum and private arbitration. He also assists with the planning and execution of multi-jurisdictional strategies involving courts and administrative agencies in the U.S. and Europe.

Fish & Richardson attorneys also maintain informative patent blogs at and

About Fish & Richardson

Fish & Richardson is a leading global law firm with more than 350 attorneys and technology specialists practicing intellectual property strategy and counseling, intellectual property litigation, and business litigation. Fish does cutting-edge legal work for innovative clients who value their intellectual property. For over 130 years, Fish has been serving great innovators, helping protect countless ideas, nurturing discoveries, and facilitating the entry of new concepts to market. The firm has been ranked the number one patent litigation firm in the country for seven straight years (Corporate Counsel, 2003-2010), a top IP firm for America's biggest companies (Corporate Counsel, September 2010), and an elite Tier 1 patent prosecution firm (Managing Intellectual Property, February 2010). Fish was honored as an IP Firm of the Year (Law360, January 2010), named a finalist for top IP Litigation Department of the Year (American Lawyer, January 2010), and was named the number one firm in the US for PCT filings (Managing Intellectual Property, October 2010). The firm also handled two of the top ten most important IP cases of 2009 (Managing Intellectual Property, January 2010). For more information, visit

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