Tim Fisher focuses his practice on patent prosecution and client counseling in the areas of medical devices, electronics, and software. Representing clients of all sizes – from startups to established technology leaders – Tim’s work encompasses a wide range of subjects, including medical imaging, implanted and external defibrillators, computer networks, computer and mobile device hardware, data security, digital health, and voice recognition.

Tim is experienced in district court litigation, including trial and post grant review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Tim was intellectual property counsel in the Boston office of McDermott Will & Emery. During law school, Tim served as editor-in-chief of the Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal. Before attending law school, Tim worked as an electrical engineer, developing analog and radio frequency electronics for mass spectrometers, magnetic resonance imaging systems, and communications subsystems.

Professional Activities

  • Co-chair, Boston Patent Law Association Patent Office Practice Committee
  • Member, The Venture Forum