Andrew J. Freyer

Andrew J. Freyer

Shareholder

Background

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.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., 2012, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • B.S.E.E., 2009, Case Western Reserve University

Previous Experience

Apple, Inc., Patent Development

International Gaming Technology, Engineering Program Management and Firmware Engineering Departments

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Memberships

Colorado IP American Inn of Court

Colorado Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

California Bar Association

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Community Involvement

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

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

Recognition

AWARDS:

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2022-2024

IAM Patent 1000, 2023

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