Frederick S. Berretta - Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

Frederick S. Berretta

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

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 technology.  Mr. Berretta joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 1998.

Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyBS 1979Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMS 1980Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1989

Office Location

12790 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent