Richard Fredeking is an 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, Richard has earned a reputation as a trusted resource for entrepreneurs, startups, and established tech companies to safeguard their innovative ideas and inventions.
Having served as a patent examiner at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), Richard possesses 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, Richard was an accomplished litigator in private practice. Drawing from his extensive background, 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, Richard is 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.
Outside his legal practice, Richard is an avid golfer and instrument-rated pilot.
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- The Florida Bar Association
- Jacksonville Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- American Institute of Chemical Engineers
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- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2014
- Clemson University, B.S., 2011; Chemical Engineering