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Oliver J. Richards

Oliver Richards is an associate in the San Diego office of Fish & Richardson. He was previously a summer associate with the firm, during which time he prepared memos relating to several appeals before the Federal Circuit, assisted in preparing for oral arguments in claim construction appeals, and conducted research and developed strategy for a trademark dispute.

Prior to joining Fish, Mr. Richards served as a law clerk for the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


J.D., New York University School of Law 2015
​Development Editor, NYU Annual Survey of American Law
magna cum laude​, Order of the Coif

B.S., Millsaps College 2007
magna cum laude


  • California 2016


United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The Honorable Timothy B. Dyk



Guest Author, “Challenging PTO Institution Policies (If Not Institution Decisions)Patently-O, January 29, 2017.

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