Last month, Scott Harris was one of Fish & Richardson's highest-paid partners. Now the patent prosecutor is out of a job and is being sued by his former firm for breach of his employment contract and ethical responsibilities. The suit claims that Harris obtained patents while a firm principal by misusing firm resources and engaging in unauthorized legal work. But Harris says his bosses all knew about his outside interest in patents.
Former Fish Partner Speaks Out on Patent Dispute
October 19, 2007