For more than three decades, Ruffin Cordell has served the world’s most prominent brands as lead counsel in high-stakes, high-risk patent and trade secret litigation worldwide. He has averted billions in damages for his clients, fiercely protected their intellectual property and their market share, and shaped patent law in the process.
In 2012, Mr. Cordell was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in recognition of his exceptional career and remarkable success in the courtroom. Very few lawyers are as agile and experienced in navigating the complexities of patent and trade secret litigation as Mr. Cordell.
Prior to joining Fish & Richardson, Mr. Cordell served as a patent examiner in computer interface device technology at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.