DALLAS – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – National law firm Fish & Richardson P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Robert C. Earle as an associate in the firm’s Dallas office. Mr. Earle will practice intellectual property litigation.
“The opportunity to practice at such a respected national firm is quite an honor” says Mr. Earle. “It is my goal to contribute to this firm’s reputation as the leader in corporate, patent, and intellectual property matters.”
Mr. Earle joins Fish & Richardson from the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight, where he practiced intellectual property and patent law. Before he joined Thompson & Knight, he was a full member of the Earle Law Firm in Farmerville, LA.
Prior to his career as a lawyer, Mr. Earle served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. In addition to practicing law, he devotes himself to civic involvement as a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Mr. Earle earned his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law in 1997, where he graduated first in his class. He earned his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Naval Postgraduate School in 1991, and his B.S. at the United States Naval Academy in 1985. He is licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas.
Founded in 1878, Fish & Richardson is one of the largest law firms in the U.S. practicing exclusively in the areas of intellectual property, litigation and corporate law. The firm has more than 320 attorneys and technology specialists in nine offices nationwide. Fish & Richardson has long represented great innovators and entrepreneurs, including pioneering inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and the Wright Brothers. Fish & Richardson handles more patent litigation than any other law firm in the U.S. (IP Law & Business July 2005). It is the top firm in patent cases at the International Trade Commission and rates among the top U.S. firms in patents and trademarks obtained.