Fred Berretta is a partner in
our San Diego office. He focuses his practice on cases filed in the
Southern District of California, and on clients located in San Diego
that are litigating in venues throughout the nation, including in Texas,
Delaware, New York, Massachusetts, Washington, and Oregon.
Mr. Berretta has experience in all aspects of intellectual property
litigation, including representing plaintiffs and defendants in patent,
trademark, and trade secrets disputes in both federal and state courts.
He primarily handles patent infringement cases in many different
technology areas, including medical devices, electronics and
communications, software, biotechnology and diagnostics, chemicals,
semiconductors, and mechanical devices. Mr. Berretta has experience in
both jury and bench trials, as well as appellate work, and has received
the highest (AV) rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Prior to attending law
school, Mr. Berretta was a development engineer with Hewlett-Packard
Company and is a co-inventor on a patent in the field of ink-jet
Mr. Berretta joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 1998.