Fred focuses on patent counseling. He has significant experience collaborating with early-stage and emerging growth companies to manage their patent portfolios. Fred also has experience in managing large patent portfolios for Fortune 500 companies. In addition to working with medical device, aerospace, and mechanical companies, he serves clients in the consumer products sector, including the snow sports and water sports industries. Fred has repeatedly been recognized on Managing Intellectual Property’s list of IP Stars. He is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and young companies develop their IP portfolios, and several of his clients have recently been acquired, based largely on the value of their IP assets. Fred sits on the firm’s Policy Committee and is chair of MIATTY, the firm’s minority attorney affinity group.
He specializes in intellectual property protection in the medical device, aerospace, and mechanical industries, including offensive and defensive competitive strategies, infringement studies, financings, and strategic transactions.
His medical device technical experience involves a variety of cardiovascular, endobronchial, and ophthalmic interventions as well as various drug delivery and surgical devices. He also has technical knowledge of various orthopedic devices, including spinal and knee implants.
Fred has also advised clients in the consumer products industries, including the snow sports, golf, and water sports industries.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Fred C. Hernandez