Lowndes Intellectual Property Group Expands With Addition of Richard Fredeking
Lowndes is pleased to announce that Richard Fredeking has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Melbourne, Fla., office. Fredeking is an experienced intellectual property attorney whose practice centers on patent law related to groundbreaking technologies. With a sharp focus on data processing involving artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and other cutting-edge innovations, he has earned a reputation as a trusted resource for entrepreneurs, startups, and established tech companies to safeguard their innovative ideas and inventions.
Before joining the firm, Fredeking served as a patent examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). There, he gained unparalleled insights into the complexities of business methods and AI-related patent examination. This invaluable experience allows him to navigate the complex landscape of patent law, ensuring his clients' inventions receive the utmost protection in the competitive landscape of emerging technologies.
Prior to his tenure at the USPTO, Fredeking was an accomplished litigator in private practice. He brings a wealth of experience in drafting patent applications, conducting patentability searches, and providing opinions on securing meaningful patent protection. Beyond his expertise in intellectual property law, Fredeking is also well-versed in handling an array of legal matters, including drafting complex motions, handling real property disputes, construction defects, business disputes, and representing lenders and borrowers in commercial litigation, including foreclosure matters.
Lowndes’ intellectual property practice advises clients on the successful protection, use, and exploitation of their intellectual property rights. The team regularly advises on issues related to trademarks, copyrights, patents, licensing, brand asset transactions, domain names, litigation, and other intellectual property concerns.