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The Patent Beast™ Comic Book series is a concept that started in 2006. The comic strips are inspired by real events, and finds inspiration from comical situations that arise in the office. The Patent Beast™ Comic Books poke fun at staff members, patent examiners, clients, and even the author himself. If you, or someone you know, works in the field of intellectual property, this is the perfect book! You might also enjoy the Patent Beast Rings of Fire™ board game. These are available upon request by emailing us at

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Bob Fish is an intellectual property attorney working in Irvine, California. He has a keen eye for the many absurdities that abound in the practice of law. So he’s brought those to life in the Patent Beast comic strip, published in one of the leading industry journals, IP Today™. In this first published collection, Bob makes fun of everyone, from inventors to patent examiners, and attorneys to family members. Those who know Bob personally, or have visited Fish IP Law will appreciate his insightful depiction of his office mates and family.

With more than 20 years of practice, Bob’s creativity extends far beyond comics. It includes writing several books, the Patent Beast Rings of Fire™ board game, and the FishArt™ fine art canvases hanging in his office.