Ralph Phillips is a principal in the Washington, D.C., office of Fish & Richardson P.C. Mr. Phillips is a trial attorney experienced in all phases of litigation, and has appeared and argued in U.S. district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission in section 337 proceedings. In his practice, Mr. Phillips has handled cases involving diverse technologies, including smartphones, lithium-ion batteries, LCD and plasma displays, digital televisions, computer hardware and software, semiconductor fabrication, medical devices, and turbochargers.
Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Phillips worked as a process control engineer for the International Paper Company, where he implemented supervisory control systems to automate and optimize manufacturing processes. Mr. Phillips's work required him to understand the operation of various systems, including power generation, chemical and mechanical systems, as well as the electronics used to control them. Also, as part of his work, Mr. Phillips instructed operators on how to use the systems he designed. As a patent litigator, Mr. Phillips uses his diverse technical background and expertise, as well as his experience as an instructor, to explain technical and legal concepts in a clear and persuasive manner.
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