Apple, Inc., Patent Development
International Gaming Technology, Engineering Program Management and Firmware Engineering Departments
Patent attorney with strong technical expertise in electrical engineering and full-stack software development. Provides bespoke patent strategy and portfolio development. Analytical, data-informed practice drives proactive decision-making.
Andrew Freyer understands that bridging communication gaps between engineers and management is essential to making informed business decisions. He applies an insider’s knowledge of large and small technology companies’ operations and objectives and his expertise in electrical engineering and software development to his work on patent preparation, prosecution and portfolio development.
Andrew understands the software and hardware technology industries inside and out. By providing data-informed counsel and unique industry insight, his work ensures clients realize the full value of their intellectual property rights. His deep familiarity with the business goals of both emerging and established tech clients allows him to draft and design patent applications specifically keyed to those objectives.
Andrew also advises clients on domestic and foreign patent portfolio development techniques strategically tailored to parallel clients’ business growth aims. He has experience managing negotiation of IP-focused licensing agreements, monetizing both applications and issued patents, and conducting intellectual property portfolio audits.
Clyfford Still Museum, Board Member
Clyfford Still Museum, Steering Committee for Friends of Clyfford Still
Mi Casa Resource Center, Pro Bono Patent program
Former, Board of Directors, Metro Denver Partners
USPTO Offers Further Deadline Extensions Through June 1 Brownstein Client Alert, April 29, 2020
USPTO Extends Trademark and Patent Deadlines Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Brownstein Client Alert, April 6, 2020
No Unified Patent Court or Unitary Patent for Post-Brexit UKBrownstein Client Alert, March 3, 2020
Fed. Circ. Data Patent Opinion Elucidates Software EligibilityCo-author, Law360, November 22, 2019
Patent System Stakeholders Underutilizing Open Data Resources at the USPTOBrownstein Client Alert, November 20, 2019
Arthrex: Administrative Patent Judges Found UnconstitutionalBrownstein Client Alert, November 6, 2019
Unitary Patent Inches Closer to Adoption with UK’s Ratification AnnouncementBrownstein Client Alert, December 21, 2016
The Uncertain Future of the Proposed European Unitary Patent after “Brexit” VoteBrownstein Client Alert, July 7, 2016
Impact Denver, Class of 2020
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in International Commercial Arbitration
Emery Scholarship & Law Faculty Scholarship
A.W. Smith Full Tuition Scholarship
Colorado IP American Inn of Court
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
California Bar Association
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers