HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson senior principal Danielle (DJ) Healey is among the 2018 "Women Who Mean Business" selected by Houston Business Journal in recognition of her career achievements, leadership and community involvement.
Healey is an accomplished patent trial lawyer who has held various leadership roles over the past 24 years, including opening and growing Fish's Houston office. Some of the biggest technology companies in the world have turned to Healey for their high-stakes patent and trade secret litigation. She has argued patent cases in federal district courts across the country and before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and was co-counsel on a recent patent case in the Supreme Court of the United States. Healey has also argued trade secret cases in federal and state courts across the country. In addition, Healey is a World Intellectual Property Organization arbitrator and a certified mediator.
Healey is also a strong community advocate and role model. She has obtained asylum for pro bono clients through her work with Immigration Equality, the leading national LGBTQ immigrant rights organization in the country, and the Organizacion de Latina Trans de Texas. She filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States for the National LGBT Bar and Equality Texas in support of Mayor Turner and the city of Houston's policy of providing benefits for same-sex spouses of employees. She also works with Lambda Legal and the Human Trafficking Pro Bono Center.
She received her J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas Law School in 1985 and her B.A. from Brown University in 1982.
Fish & Richardson, a premier global intellectual property law firm, is sought-after and trusted by the world's most innovative brands and influential technology leaders. Fish offers litigation, prosecution and counseling services for patents, trademarks and copyrights, as well as trade secret counseling and litigation services. Our deep bench of attorneys with first-chair trial experience in every technology makes us the go-to firm for the most technically complex cases. We have an established reputation as a top-tier firm for patent portfolio planning, strategy and prosecution, as well as post-grant proceedings at the PTAB. Established in 1878, and now with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S. and Europe, our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. For more information, visit fr.com or follow us at @FishRichardson.
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