Jeffrey M. (Jeff) Fisher

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Jeffrey M. Fisher has a diverse practice involving a variety of intellectual property and high technology disputes, including patent, trademark and copyright infringement, as well as antitrust, trade secret and unfair competition cases.  He served as the chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department from 2002-2012.

Mr. Fisher has been active in all phases of litigation, in both federal and state courts and at both the trial and appellate levels.  He has litigated patent infringement actions relating to semiconductors, solar panels, digital data compression, email encryption software, silicon wafer drying technology, cellular telephones, motion picture soundtrack technology and a screen for Down's Syndrome during pregnancy.  He also represented a leading Internet company in connection with various disputes relating to Internet searching technology, and litigated a copyright infringement action relating to three-dimensional dinosaur puzzles.  He regularly counsels clients on intellectual property and antitrust issues.

Mr. Fisher is listed among Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars (2013-2016) in the areas of Patent Litigation and Trademark.  He has been recognized among California’s “Top 75 IP Litigators” for 2012 by the Daily Journal, and among the Northern California Super Lawyers (2011-2016). 


Mr. Fisher serves on Farella’s Advisory Board and has also served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He managed a congressional campaign in California's 38th Congressional District during the 1996 election cycle.



  • President, Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society
  • Former Chair, Intellectual Property Section, Bar Association of San Francisco (2009 - 2010)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court