Fred Berretta is a litigation partner in our San Diego office, and handles disputed matters for his clients in California and in venues throughout the United States, including in Nevada, Texas, and Delaware.
Mr. Berretta has experience in all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including representing plaintiffs and defendants in patent, trademark, and trade secrets disputes. He primarily handles patent infringement cases in many different technology areas, including electronics and communications, software, telematics, medical devices, semiconductors, and mechanical devices. Mr. Berretta has experience in both jury and bench trials, as well as appellate work before the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Berretta has received the highest (AV) rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and has been recognized as a top patent litigator by numerous rating organizations including The Best Lawyers in America, San Diego Magazine, American Lawyer Media, the San Diego Daily Transcript, and Super Lawyers. 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.