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Deborah E. Fishman

Deborah E. Fishman

Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Palo Alto, CA, USA


Deborah E. Fishman is a Silicon Valley-based partner in Dickstein Shapiro's Intellectual Property Practice. She focuses on technology litigation with an emphasis on patent litigation practice. Her experience also includes antitrust, trade secrets, and general commercial litigation. She has successfully represented Fortune 500 companies in critical patent cases and commercial disputes and has litigated five lawsuits worth more than $1 billion through trial. She handles cases involving biotechnology and pharmaceutical patents and has provided strategic litigation counseling and analysis for biotech and IT clients.

Ms. Fishman also has represented clients before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Section 337 proceedings.


PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Prior to joining Dickstein Shapiro, Ms. Fishman was a partner at Orrick, and before that, a partner at Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder.

Ms. Fishman is admitted to practice in California and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is also admitted before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central District of California.

Ms. Fishman is a member of the S.F. Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court; Stanford Center for Law and Biosciences, Advisory Committee; and Stanford Professional Women's Organization.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Ms. Fishman is admitted to practice in California and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is also admitted before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central District of California.
Ms. Fishman is a member of the S.F. Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court; Stanford Center for Law and Biosciences, Advisory Committee; and Stanford Professional Women's Organization.


EDUCATION

Ms. Fishman earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School (1998). She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Biology (1995) and a B.A. in Political Science, with honors and distinction (1995).
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