Jeffrey Frey is a member of the Post-Grant Patent practice group focusing on post-grant proceedings, appellate practice, litigation and IP counseling. Dr. Frey has a broad-based and comprehensive experience in patent law including two clerkships at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit where he served as the only two-time clerk to former Chief Judge Randall Rader.

Dr. Frey’s insight and experience to CAFC advocacy, briefing and procedure is integrated at the earliest of stages of the group’s post-issuance patent proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including patent reexamination, reissue and AIA trial proceedings. In prior positions, Dr. Frey has worked on patent disputes in U.S. District Courts, before the International Trade Commission, and before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board. He has experience in every aspect of litigation and post-grant practice. On the litigation side he has participated in preliminary investigations, drafting complaints, overseeing discovery, drafting motions and briefs, conducting and defending depositions, preparing witnesses, and arguing motions and appeals before the Federal Circuit.

In addition to his significant legal experience, Dr. Frey has also served as a professor of electrical engineering at Cornell University and at the University of Maryland, and was a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo. He has also served as an expert witness in many patent litigation disputes.


  • Cornell University (B.E.E.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • University of California, Berkeley (M.Sc.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)


  • North Carolina
  • District of Columbia


  • NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Fellowship, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science
  • IEEE Best Paper Award (IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices)


  • Japanese
  • French
  • German