When this fish gets hooked, patents are on the line. Fish & Richardson is a national law firm specializing in patent litigation, intellectual property, trademarks, and corporate law. The firm also has divisions devoted to new media and entertainment, government affairs, and venture and technology groups. It has more than 370 lawyers in 12 offices located throughout the US and in Munich, Germany. Fish & Richardson traces its roots all the way back to 1878; some of its most famous clients included the Wright Brothers, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell.