Areas of Practice: Patents, Trademarks, Trade Dress and Trade Secrets.
Mr. Friedman specializes in patent, trademark, trade dress and trade secret law. His practice
includes patent, trademark and unfair competition litigation, at the trial and appellate levels, in
the federal courts and before federal administrative agencies. He has conducted jury and nonjury
patent infringement litigations, has prepared and argued patent and trademark appeals
before U.S. Courts of Appeal, has testified as a patent expert in patent infringement litigations
and has extensive experience in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark
Trial and Appeal Board.
Mr. Friedman’s practice includes patent and trademark validity and infringement counseling. He
is experienced in formulating, negotiating and implementing intellectual property licensing and
technology transfer programs, technology acquisitions and joint ventures. His experience
includes all phases of patent application preparation and prosecution. In addition, he counsels
clients regarding the selection, adoption, use and worldwide acquisition of trade and service
Legal History: Partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, in Washington, D.C. and Sixbey, Friedman,
Leedom & Ferguson, P.C., in McLean, VA.
Education: Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, NY (B.Ch.E., 1961); Rensselaer Polytechnic
(M.S.Ch.E, 1963); New York University Law School (J.D., 1969).
Admitted:Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia Bars; U.S. Court of Appeals for
the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Registered to practice before
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.