Fish & Richardson Ends TM Fight With Smaller 'Fish' Firm

Law360, New York (November 7, 2017, 4:38 PM EST) -- A California law firm that recently changed its name to Fish IP Law LLP has dropped a preemptive lawsuit after receiving assurances that Fish & Richardson PC would not sue for trademark infringement, the smaller firm told Law360 on Tuesday.

Fish IP Law, a California IP boutique that was named Fish & Tsang LLP until July, sued the IP powerhouse in September, asking for a declaratory judgment that its new name didn’t infringe Fish & Richardson’s trademarks. The bigger firm had sent several cease-and-desist letters threatening...
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