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Fish & Richardson Reviews

Updated November 5, 2014
Updated November 5, 2014
25 Reviews
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25 Reviews
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    Patent Prosecutor

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fish & Richardson

    Pros

    Great pay, great clients, great bosses

    Cons

    Stressful hours, constant pressure to perform

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great pay, decent people

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    Current Employee - Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Associate in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Fish & Richardson full-time

    Pros

    Pay is great and bonuses tend to be above average

    Cons

    Reviews are very harsh and the firm will not blink at getting rid of its folks.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Best place I have ever worked.

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    Former Employee - Patent Paralegal/Case Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Patent Paralegal/Case Manager in Boston, MA

    I worked at Fish & Richardson full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great salaries, good benefits, fantastic perks.

    Cons

    Location can be challenging. Overall though, not many cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help people fit in more when they start.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to learn to be an IP lawyer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fish & Richardson full-time

    Pros

    Endless opportunities to work for top clients; significant responsibility given to associates as soon as they are ready; meritocracy; rewards initiative

    Cons

    You have to be proactive to get useful feedback; work assignments are relationship-driven

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Don't know how to use interns

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    Former Employee - Litigation Intern in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Litigation Intern in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Fish & Richardson as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Everyone is really nice, polite, welcoming

    Cons

    I only worked as an intern but they never seemed to have enough work for me to do. Should probably work on creating more infrastructure if they're going to hire interns

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Highly intelligent attorneys

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fish & Richardson full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay; learned alot from highly intelligent and successful attorneys; team atmosphere.

    Cons

    High stress; work-life balance was challenging.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fish & Richardson part-time

    Pros

    Great part time job while in college!

    Cons

    None to report. Good experience

  9.  

    rating for reputation, not work-life

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fish & Richardson full-time

    Pros

    Best IP firm in the country

    Cons

    Not a good place to work for moms

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Overall good place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fish & Richardson

    Pros

    independence, low key atmosphere with it's typical law firm "fire drills"

    Cons

    Management not in touch, lack of face-to-face communication

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fish & Richardson full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work environment, salary, potential for growth

    Cons

    a little disorganized administration, but nothing really major. This is a great place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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