Frederic March Douglas

Frederic March Douglas

Law Offices of F. M. Douglas, Esq.
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Patents
  • California
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Frederic M. Douglas is an attorney practicing IP litigation.

(949) 293-0442


In 1996, Mr. Douglas graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering. In 1999, he received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law, and then became a member of the California bar and registered to practice before the USPTO.

In law school, Mr. Douglas served as a judicial intern to Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Gunther. Prior to law school, Mr. Douglas was an engineering intern at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the area of semiconductor processing. He also worked as an engineer for Tosco Refining.

Mr. Douglas has been the lead attorney in several patent infringement litigation cases (defendant and plaintiff). Mr. Douglas also maintains a patent prosecution practice.

For more background on patent applications, consult his publication, Patent Application Practice, published by Thomson Reuters - Patent Application Practice, 2d | Legal Solutions

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Intellectual Property
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Offices of F. M. Douglas, Esq.
- Current
Litigation Lead Attorney currently for 3 plaintiff patent litigation suits. Copyright Infringement, Libel, Unfair Competition, Breach of Contract. Professional Malpractice. $1 million judgment for Online Libel. Patent Prosecution Interviewed inventors. Drafted 63 patent applications (electrical, chemical, medical devices, business methods, and mechanical inventions). Answered 48 Office Actions. Trademark Prosecution Prepared Applications. Answered Office Actions. Cancellations and Oppositions. Internet Issues TOS, DMCA, Privacy Policies, Domain Name Disputes Trade Secret Litigation Sole Defense Counsel. Conducted 1 Deposition and Defended 1 Deposition. Profitable Settlement On First Day Of Trial. Criminal Practice Drug and Firearm Charges Dropped. Felony Expungement. Immigration Asylum: Clients Successfully Obtained Asylum Residency: Client Successfully Obtained Green Card.
University of California - Davis
J.D. (1999) | Law
Honors: King Hall Alumni Scholarship Award
Activities: President, Intellectual Property Law Association Member, UC Davis Law Review Moot Court Faculty Appointments Committee
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University of California - Berkeley
B.S. (1996) | Chemical Engineering
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 212778
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Patent Application Practice, 2d | Legal Solutions
Thomson Reuters
Websites & Blogs
Fred Douglas Website
Contact & Map
Irvine, CA, USA
Telephone: (949) 293-0442
Fax: (949) 203-8768
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