Rick Bisenius is a principal in the patent group in the Twin Cities office of Fish & Richardson P.C. His practice emphasizes patent post-grant proceedings (IPR and CBM), patent reexamination proceedings, U.S. and foreign patent portfolio strategy and management, and due diligence investigations.
Mr. Bisenius has represented both petitioners and patent owners in over 100 inter partes review, CBM review, and reexamination proceedings in the areas of telecommunications, telephony, software, communications systems and hardware, navigation systems, electro-mechanical devices, bio-medical devices, and consumer products.
Mr. Bisenius has counseled clients for patent prosecution, patentability analysis, and freedom to operate investigations, in the areas of end user software (including user interface, improved user experience, and digital mapping technology), mobile/Internet technologies (including data communication, data security, and wireless access protocols), business development software, medical devices, medical information storage and communications systems, computer hardware, network communication systems, consumer products, internal combustion engines, electrical component manufacturing, and business methods. In addition, Mr. Bisenius frequently practices in patent reexamination/post-grant proceedings. He has represented both challengers/third party requesters and patent owners in proceedings for patents related to circuit design, end-user software, medical devices, mobile/internet technologies, and consumer products. This experience includes advising clients on patent reexamination strategies/post-grant proceedings during concurrent patent litigation.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Bisenius worked as a technology specialist and patent agent for the firm, assisting with domestic and foreign litigation cases, preparing ex parte reexamination requests, conducting both ex parte and inter partes reexamination proceedings, and drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Bisenius previously held engineering positions at Booz Allen Hamilton's network design and analysis center (providing telecommunications and telephony system analysis and design services for the National Communications System (NCS), the Navy, and the Pentagon) and IBM (including work in hardware design, database programming, and object-oriented language programming).
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