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Frederic March Douglas

Frederic March Douglas

Practice areas:

Litigation, Intellectual Property

About Me

Attorney dedicated to practical solutions to legal problems.


·  Prosecution and preparation of provisional, utility and PCT patent applications in the biomedical, electronic, chemical, energy, desalination, aviation,electrophotograpy, business methods, telecommunications, database, and mechanical fields for concerns ranging in size from startup companies to Fortune 500 companies.


·  Preparation of freedom to operate opinions (non-infringement opinions).


·  Review and evaluation of intellectual property estates before acquisition.


·  Coordination of patent application filings and prosecution in  Europe, Asia, Australia, Mexico, and South America.


·  Patent Infringement Litigation throughout the U.S.



In 1996, Mr. Douglas graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering. In 1999, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law and then became registered to practice before the USPTO.


In law school, Mr. Douglas served as a judicial intern to Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Gunther. Prior to law school, Mr. Douglas was an engineering intern at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the area of semiconductor processing. He also worked as an engineer for Tosco Refining.


Mr. Douglas has been lead attorney in five patent infringement litigation cases (defendant and plaintiff).  Mr. Douglas also maintains a patent prosecution practice.


 

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Litigation: 66%
    14 years
  2. Intellectual Property: 34%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

15333 Culver Dr
Ste 340 Pmb 114
Irvine, CA, 92604-3051

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200105/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
King Hall Alumni Scholarship AwardDavis Law Alumni1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney At LawLaw Offices of F.M. Douglas, Esq.2004 - Present
Lead Patent AttorneyAetas Technology Incorporated1999 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Patent Law AssociationMember2001 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Ring Plus v. CingularAffirmed in part, reversed in part on appeal
Rothwell v. Excell Technologies, Inc.Case settled in client's favor on first day of trial.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Scientific Testimony - An Online JournalGC/MS Evidence: Attacking and Defending Chemical Compound Identification For Legal Practitioners1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Davis SOL King HallLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Univ of California BerkeleyChemical EngineeringBachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Inequitable Conduct (How to Lose Your Patent)Inequitable Conduct (Patent Law)2006
Inequitable Conduct - How to Lose Your PatentPatent Law2005
Inequitable Conduct - How to Lose Your PatentPatent Law2005