Irvine, California 92612
J. Rick Taché is Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Orange County office and Co-Chair of the Global Patent Litigation Group. Rick is a registered patent attorney focusing his practice on intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. His patent and trademark prosecution practice spans a variety of industries, including medical devices, aerospace, mechanical, software, hardware, Internet, business methods, and various other technologies. He is experienced handling a broad range of complex transactions covering all aspects of business, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing, vendor agreements, development agreements, joint ventures, and outsourcing agreements.
Prior to joining the firm, Rick co-chaired the intellectual property group of a multi-practice, national law firm.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property & Technology, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation, 3) Pharmaceutical, 4) Medical Device & Health Care Litigation and 5) Life Sciences & Medical Technology|
|Law School||LL.B., University of Windsor, 1989; J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 1989|
|Education||M.A., Sports Administration, Ohio State University, 1985; B.P.E., Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick, 1984|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar of California, State Bar of Arizona, State Bar of Michigan, State Bar of North Carolina, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Supreme Court of Arizona, Supreme Court of California, Supreme Court of Michigan, Supreme Court of North Carolina|
|Most recent firm||Greenberg Traurig LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.
Ms. Shander advises public and private company clients as well as private equity funds, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, and financing transactions.