Jeffrey A. Freeman enjoys a diverse practice focused on patent litigation, prosecution, and client counseling work, with particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman litigation. He has successfully represented clients in a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, pulp and paper, plastics, oil and gas, cosmetics, inorganic materials, and food and beverage compositions.
Jeff’s litigation expertise includes U.S. district court litigation and appeals to the Federal Circuit, with extensive experience representing pharmaceutical patent holders in litigations arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act.
He has argued multiple summary judgment motions, has served as trial counsel, has extensive brief writing and deposition experience, and has been involved in all aspects of litigation from fact and expert discovery, to claim construction, to settlement resolution.
Jeff’s prosecution practice focuses on portfolio development and value maximization. He has extensive experience drafting applications and managing patent family and world-wide prosecution portfolio strategies. Jeff has also successfully argued multiple appeals at the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
Jeff has a versatile counseling practice, aimed at providing clients with advice and analysis needed to make critical business decisions. His counseling expertise includes due diligence, landscape, freedom-to-operate, and patentability opinions, as well as advice concerning potential enforceability and remedies.
Jeff’s pro bono work includes successful representation of veterans in disability benefits cases at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims.
- University of Georgia School of Law
- J.D., cum laude, 2005
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- B.S., Chemical Engineering, with honors, 2002
- U.S. District Court, N.D. Georgia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Veterans Claims
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional Activities :
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Georgia
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