James Freedman

Intellectual Property

James Freedman is an associate in Orrick's Silicon Valley office and a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group, focusing his practice on patent, copyright, trade secret, and trademark litigation and counseling. In addition, James assists clients with copyright and trademark registrations, technology transactions, and settlement negotiations. He is also part of a team representing, on a pro bono basis, plaintiffs in a class action alleging they were victims of a loan modification scam.

During law school, he served as an editor on the boards of the Stanford Law Review (as its first Senior Online Editor) and the Stanford Technology Law Review (as Online Director), and as co-president of the Stanford Law & Technology Association. James worked on an amicus brief for the Stanford Fair Use Project and Cyberlaw Clinic and received pro bono distinction for his involvement with the Social Security Disability Project. He was also a teaching assistant for the Stanford University Department of Economics.

Prior to attending law school, James worked in journalism and media relations for various publications and firms, including as an Op-Ed Editor for The Huffington Post's OffTheBus politics section during the 2008 election.

James Freedman
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 2012
  • B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Copyright, Stanford Law School
  • Robert C. Watson Award, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Outstanding Volunteer Award, Justice & Diversity Center, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Hon. Joyce Kennard, Supreme Court of California

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