Clare Frederick is a PTO-registered patent lawyer with a degree in civil and environmental engineering. Clare concentrates her practice on intellectual property law, focusing on patent prosecution, counseling, and opinion work in a wide range of technological areas.
Clare provides IP counseling and portfolio management services including global management of domestic and foreign patent portfolios as well as performing freedom to operate, patentability, and infringement analyses. She has experience drafting, prosecuting, and analyzing patent applications involving the mechanical engineering, software, and chemical fields. Her experience also includes drafting license and non-disclosure agreements in addition to appeals before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Clare’s patent practice services companies ranging in size from entrepreneurs and startups to multi-national corporations with a focus on the energy, medical device, software, and consumer products industries. She works with clients to develop strategies to protect their IP as their business and technology continue to grow and change.
Prior to joining the firm, Clare served as an associate at an intellectual property boutique where she worked with a wide variety of clients. Before attending law school, Clare was a project engineer at an international environmental engineering firm.