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Who we are

For over 140 years, Fish & Richardson has served some of the most imaginative creators in history, including Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers. This spirit of innovation is shared not only by our clients, but by all Fish employees. If you’re looking for an employer who values not only what you do, but how you think, let’s talk.

  • “#1 Patent Litigation Firm"

  • “Top Trademark Law Firm”

  • “Top 15% for Diversity”

  • “IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year”

  • “IP Boutique of the Year”

  • “Most Innovative Use of Technology”

A 21 st Century
Law Firm

While our founding dates back to 1878, we’ve never stopped evolving to better serve our clients,
our communities, and the world at large.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Our creative and inclusive culture is a reflection of a vibrant combination of people, experiences, talents, and perspectives. Diversity is not a buzzword at Fish; it is an essential part of who we are as individuals and why we succeed as a firm. 

GREEN INITIATIVES

As advocates for cleantech companies and other progressive clientele, we also realize the importance of doing our part to help preserve our planet’s health. We are conscious of using renewable power and encourage all employees to reduce, reuse, and recycle, both at work and in their personal lives. 

Generous Employee Benefits

  • Retirement

    Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution 

  • Healthcare

    Medical, dental, and vision coverage; group and supplemental life insurance

  • Disability

    Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Wellness

    Employee wellness initiatives, featuring fitness center reimbursements

  • Paid Time Off

    Generous vacation, sick, and personal time

  • Family-friendly

    Family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care and elder care

  • Tuition

    Tuition reimbursement program

  • Casual

    Business casual attire and casual Fridays

  • Development

    Robust onboarding and training programs, including professional development planning

Career Opportunities

Billing Coordinator (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Accounting Department as a Billing Coordinator.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately process client invoices by following specific client billing guidelines
  • Perform quality control reviews of all finalized invoices in your portfolio prior to delivery to the client
  • Ensure timely mailing of invoices for both routine and complex billing arrangements

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Professional office work experience is required
  • Experience as a Billing Coordinator in a high volume legal or professional service environment is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in a professional matter when dealing with all levels of legal, management and support staff.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances
  • Experience working with Aderant is preferred
  • Ability to work in office as needed for training and collaboration, no more than 3 days per month.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Financial Analyst (Boston, MA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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.

Join Fish’s fast-paced Finance Department as a Financial Analyst in our Minneapolis or Boston office. This exciting opportunity will expose the ideal candidate to all aspects of financial operations. From pricing management and analysis, recurring and ad hoc reporting, revenue and expense management, to assessing operational performance and making related recommendations to management, you will be working with experienced professionals throughout the organization, making valuable contributions on a daily basis. 

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Master the fundamentals and intricacies of law firm pricing, and associated operations and analysis
  • Problem-solve to address pricing-related inquiries from within and outside the firm
  • Provide financial analysis of our legal practice groups and other aspects of the firm’s operations
  • Produce standardized and ad hoc monthly and quarterly management reports and presentations
  • Grow your knowledge base and responsibility over time in all aspects of the firm’s financial management

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Prior work experience in a role entailing problem solving, critical thinking, analysis (including financial), reporting and detail-oriented responsibilities is preferred
  • Ability and drive to identify and analyze issues and to work towards solutions
  • Ability to learn fast and multi-task effectively while staying organized and maintaining work quality
  • Ability and desire to independently manage a task, function, or project from beginning to end
  • Ability and drive to identify knowledge gaps and willingness to ask questions
  • Acute attention to details and work product
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MSExcel to include experience with pivot tables, vlookups, formulas; SQL and VBA knowledge and/or demonstrated ability to learn and use programming languages a plus
  • This role requires the ability to go into the office periodically for occasional team and Minneapolis office meetings.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement
  • Experienced managers that are committed to your career growth and progress in the role
  • The team is dedicated to expanding your understanding of the firm’s financial operations through individualized training and support
  • You’ll have strong team of peers who are driven, knowledgeable, and committed to succeeding as a group
  • Opportunity to explore and take ownership of a variety of specialized tasks as your knowledge of the firm’s financial operations grows

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Financial Analyst (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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.

Join Fish’s fast-paced Finance Department as a Financial Analyst in our Minneapolis or Boston office. This exciting opportunity will expose the ideal candidate to all aspects of financial operations. From pricing management and analysis, recurring and ad hoc reporting, revenue and expense management, to assessing operational performance and making related recommendations to management, you will be working with experienced professionals throughout the organization, making valuable contributions on a daily basis. 

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Master the fundamentals and intricacies of law firm pricing, and associated operations and analysis
  • Problem-solve to address pricing-related inquiries from within and outside the firm
  • Provide financial analysis of our legal practice groups and other aspects of the firm’s operations
  • Produce standardized and ad hoc monthly and quarterly management reports and presentations
  • Grow your knowledge base and responsibility over time in all aspects of the firm’s financial management

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Prior work experience in a role entailing problem solving, critical thinking, analysis (including financial), reporting and detail-oriented responsibilities is preferred
  • Ability and drive to identify and analyze issues and to work towards solutions
  • Ability to learn fast and multi-task effectively while staying organized and maintaining work quality
  • Ability and desire to independently manage a task, function, or project from beginning to end
  • Ability and drive to identify knowledge gaps and willingness to ask questions
  • Acute attention to details and work product
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MSExcel to include experience with pivot tables, vlookups, formulas; SQL and VBA knowledge and/or demonstrated ability to learn and use programming languages a plus
  • This role requires the ability to go into the office periodically for occasional team and Minneapolis office meetings.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement
  • Experienced managers that are committed to your career growth and progress in the role
  • The team is dedicated to expanding your understanding of the firm’s financial operations through individualized training and support
  • You’ll have strong team of peers who are driven, knowledgeable, and committed to succeeding as a group
  • Opportunity to explore and take ownership of a variety of specialized tasks as your knowledge of the firm’s financial operations grows

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Redwood City, CA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Silicon Valley m in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement
  • Our salary range for this position in Silicon Valley is $63,714 – $101,125 per year

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (San Diego, CA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s San Diego team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement
  • Our salary range for this position in San Diego is $59,117 – $86,266 per year

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (New York, NY)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s New York team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement
  • Our salary range for this position in New York is $66,579 – $101,872 per year

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Austin, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Austin team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Wilmington, DE)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Delaware team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Washington, D.C.)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Washington, D.C. team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Houston, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Houston team in our fast-paced Conflicts Department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Dallas, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Dallas team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Atlanta, GA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Atlanta team in our fast-paced Conflicts department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Conflicts Resolution Specialist (Boston, MA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s  Boston team in our fast-paced Conflicts Department as a Conflicts Resolution Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Providing detailed analysis of conflict reports in order to identify possible conflicts of interest (including those that are sensitive, confidential and/or complex) and to facilitate and assist with the timely resolution of possible conflict issues (whether ethical conflicts, business conflicts or subject matter conflicts) by working directly with principals and their secretaries/assistants to resolve identified issues
  • Initiating and maintaining routine follow-up with attorneys regarding outstanding identified conflicts issues to ensure their timely resolution
  • Producing accurate conflict reports from LegalKey
  • Researching, analyzing and reporting on corporate family tree information of new clients and adverse parties
  • Reviewing, comparing and providing advice regarding use of firm standard engagement and waiver letter templates and assisting with drafting same

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or the equivalent in experience) and at least 3 years’ experience working in a law firm at a level normally acquired through professional experience in the identification, analysis and resolution of conflicts of interest, including ethical, subject matter and business conflicts, or a J.D.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills necessary to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters
  • Experience using Intapp™ matter intake and conflicts software preferred
  • Ability to commute into one of our office locations on occasion – this role is mostly remote

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Benefits Specialist (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Human Resources Department as a Benefits Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Partner with department leadership on the firm’s employee wellness program, including strategic development and execution of programming ideas.
  • Monitor changes and maintain compliance related to wellness program, group benefits, retirement plans, and HR practices.
  • Administer a master compliance calendar for required employee notices, related communications, and filings.
  • Manage the annual 401(k) and cash balance plan audit, serve as point person to the auditors, and file Forms 5500.
  • Provide retirement plan administration support to department leadership. Coordinate amendments to plan documents as needed.
  • Assist with management of the dedicated email inbox for employee benefit questions and provide employee leaves of absence support as needed.
  • Audit and process various group benefits invoices.
  • Process COBRA and direct bill enrollments with third party vendor.
  • Assist with annual enrollment project such as drafting employee communications, auditing eligibility, and system testing.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years working in benefits administration, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • Retirement plans, wellness program, and compliance experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of employees and external partners.
  • Ability to flex between individually contributing and working collaboratively on a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required
  • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work a hybrid work schedule with a minimum of 2 days a month in the office.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Senior IT Service Desk Specialist (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as a Senior IT Service Desk Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Answer IT Service Desk calls and emails, providing solutions and/or escalating requests and problems to designated second level responders.
  • Act as a point of escalation and support for other members of the Service Desk for advanced technical issues and requests.
  • Complete tickets for IT Service Desk inquiries and follow-ups to ensure tickets are updated and acknowledged to the point of verifying completion and closing them out.
  • Monitor and process the EIE work queue and address ad-hoc requests related to the changes in user/email account and group memberships with defined service-level agreements.
  • Manage user configuration within Prolaw, Aderant, Active Directory/Entra ID, Exchange/Exchange Online, and other firm systems.
  • Perform separated user archiving in accordance with firm policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the department management to develop departmental operating procedures.
  • Develop new documentation or improvements to existing documentation contributions to the technical knowledgebase within the ITSM system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, business, or a closely related field, technical training, or equivalent professional experience. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • 3+ experience in an IT related support role in service desk and/or desktop support preferably in a law firm or in the professional services industry.
  • Ability to diagnose computer hardware and software problems quickly and accurately over the phone, as well as utilizing remote support tools like ConnectWise and LAPS.
  • Ability to use, teach and troubleshoot Windows 10/11, Microsoft SharePoint/SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office, Teams, Intune, Prolaw, Adobe’s suite of products, as well as other products like Citrix, Mimecast, and GlobalProtect VPN.
  • Ability to manage users and objects in Active Directory/Entra ID, Exchange/Exchange Online, Microsoft 365 Admin Center, Intune, Microsoft Teams Admin Center, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Server Admin Center, and the firm’s MDM software.
  • Effective and friendly communication skills and the ability to work with all levels of customers, leadership, and staff to carefully listen to issues and provide effective responses and solutions. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel is essential.
  • Strong in person team collaboration skills while also effectively utilizing various tools like Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Skype and Zoom.
  • Extremely well organized and consistent on follow-through for incidents, requests and tasks assigned.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and compete them under time constraints.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances
  • This is a hybrid role that requires 2 days a week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) in the Minneapolis office.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


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Patent Paralegal – Prosecution (Fluent in Mandarin and English), (Washington, D.C.)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Washington, D.C. team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal – Prosecution (Fluent in Mandarin and English).

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Responsible for a wide range of administrative and procedural duties relating to the initial phases of filing patent applications, through the completion of the patent prosecution process, including maintenance of electronic files.
  • Prepare documents related to various phases of U.S. and Foreign patent prosecution, including but not limited to; information disclosure statements; formal documents, office action response shells and notice of allowance due diligence.
  • Maintain and manage a prosecution docket; follow up on items to ensure due dates and deadlines are met.
  • Meet billable goal (1300 hours) as established by practice management.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Patent Paralegal – U.S. is required. Foreign experience is preferred.
  • Fluent in speaking and writing in Mandarin and English is required.
  • Experience in a billable patent paralegal role is preferred.
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, problem-solving, and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proficiency with MS Excel
  • Experience with Prolaw is preferred
  • Ability to work in the office as needed for training and collaboration, for a minimum of 3 days per month.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Patent Paralegal – Prosecution (Fluent in Mandarin and English), (Dallas, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Dallas team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal – Prosecution (Fluent in Mandarin and English).

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Responsible for a wide range of administrative and procedural duties relating to the initial phases of filing patent applications, through the completion of the patent prosecution process, including maintenance of electronic files.
  • Prepare documents related to various phases of U.S. and Foreign patent prosecution, including but not limited to; information disclosure statements; formal documents, office action response shells and notice of allowance due diligence.
  • Maintain and manage a prosecution docket; follow up on items to ensure due dates and deadlines are met.
  • Meet billable goal (1300 hours) as established by practice management.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Patent Paralegal – U.S. is required. Foreign experience is preferred.
  • Fluent in speaking and writing in Mandarin and English is required.
  • Experience in a billable patent paralegal role is preferred.
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, problem-solving, and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively in a high-pressure environment.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proficiency with MS Excel
  • Experience with Prolaw is preferred
  • Ability to work in the office as needed for training and collaboration, for a minimum of 3 days per month.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Patent Paralegal (Washington, D.C.)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Washington, D.C. team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately prepare, obtain, and file documents related to all phases of patent prosecution, including, but not limited to, requests for client instructions; assignments; information disclosure statements; and responses to office actions.
  • Maintain and manage a prosecution docket and follow up on items to ensure due dates and deadlines are met.
  • Account for all hours worked on a daily basis by entering time into the firm’s timekeeping system in order to achieve the billable goal as established by practice management.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA (American Bar Association) recognized program or equivalent experience in legal support.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Patent Paralegal with U.S. and/or foreign prosecution knowledge, or equivalent legal experience.
  • Willingness to assist other team members when needed and ability to work well within a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in the office as needed for training and collaboration, for a minimum of 3 days per month.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Patent Paralegal (Dallas, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Dallas team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately prepare, obtain, and file documents related to all phases of patent prosecution, including, but not limited to, requests for client instructions; assignments; information disclosure statements; and responses to office actions.
  • Maintain and manage a prosecution docket and follow up on items to ensure due dates and deadlines are met.
  • Account for all hours worked on a daily basis by entering time into the firm’s timekeeping system in order to achieve the billable goal as established by practice management.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA (American Bar Association) recognized program or equivalent experience in legal support.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Patent Paralegal with U.S. and/or foreign prosecution knowledge, or equivalent legal experience.
  • Willingness to assist other team members when needed and ability to work well within a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in the office as needed for training and collaboration, for a minimum of 3 days per month.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Patent Paralegal (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately prepare, obtain, and file documents related to all phases of patent prosecution, including, but not limited to, requests for client instructions; assignments; information disclosure statements; and responses to office actions.
  • Maintain and manage a prosecution docket and follow up on items to ensure due dates and deadlines are met.
  • Account for all hours worked on a daily basis by entering time into the firm’s timekeeping system in order to achieve the billable goal as established by practice management.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA (American Bar Association) recognized program or equivalent experience in legal support.
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Patent Paralegal with U.S. and/or foreign prosecution knowledge, or equivalent legal experience.
  • Willingness to assist other team members when needed and ability to work well within a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in the office as needed for training and collaboration, for a minimum of 3 days per month.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Houston, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Houston team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Wilmington, DE)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Delaware team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Dallas, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Dallas team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Boston, MA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Boston team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Austin, TX)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Austin team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Atlanta, GA)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Atlanta team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Docketing Specialist (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Docketing Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Accurately docket USPTO and foreign patent mail into the docketing system according to established procedures.
  • Generate and monitor daily docket of deadlines and ensure that deadlines are met, and system is properly updated.
  • Review incoming and outgoing emails/faxes/mail and update docketing systems as necessary.
  • Provide auditing service for matters and docketed actions to ensure quality control of client data.
  • Assist with the processing of incoming and outgoing documents in the firm’s APS system.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3+ years US and/or Foreign IP patent docketing or patent paralegal experience is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of docketing of patent processes.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and proactively work to solve them.
  • Professional conduct, service-oriented attitude and acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Experience using IP docketing software, such as PATTSY or Foundation IP is preferred.
  • This role is mostly remote with the exception of quarterly staff meetings and special events. Commutable distance to one of our office locations is required.

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


Client Records Specialist (Minneapolis, MN)

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. 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. Join Fish’s Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Risk Management Department as a Client Records Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Initiate intake by entering required information into the firm’s new business intake system.
  • Monitor the intake process with the goal of minimizing workflow delays.
  • Actively manage attorney and staff expectations by gathering information about and effectively communicating project status and issues, troubleshooting or escalating as appropriate.
  • Serve as an informational and procedural resource for attorneys and staff regarding new matter opening, engagement letter preparation and other department functions, including serving as a training resource when needed.
  • Safeguard data integrity by reviewing requests to ensure all required information is provided and entered correctly.
  • Manage the engagement letter requirements including letter generation, approval, and uploading executed letters to a centralized repository.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 2+ years professional work experience; preferably in a law firm or professional services industry
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, including attention to detail and the ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressure.
  • Ability to initiate, follow through on all details, and complete time sensitive assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills as necessary to work effectively with people at all levels of the firm.
  • Excellent client service skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment and contribute to effective team relationships.
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances.
  • Ability to use standard office software applications (MSOffice, Outlook, Sharepoint) and subject matter databases as directed.
  • Ability to work in the Minneapolis office on Wednesdays

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay and discretionary bonus opportunities along with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
  • A positive culture awarded an Outstanding Workplace 2023 designation by People Insight based on our high levels of employee engagement

Our Commitment to Diversity

As a firm that serves the world’s greatest visionaries, we know that creativity and innovation are the result of seeing the world from multiple different perspectives. Having a diverse team enhances the quality of legal services we provide to our clients, sustains our standing as a premier IP law firm, and strengthens the fabric of our firm.


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