Gary Frischling is a partner in Orrick’s Los Angeles office and focuses his practice on intellectual property, including both litigation and counseling. He represents a wide range of clients, from startups to large multinational corporations, in a variety of industries with a focus on the life sciences and technology sectors.
Gary has spent his career successfully representing clients in intellectual property litigation matters, including patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret disputes. He also represents clients in contested U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, including serving as lead counsel on numerous inter partes reviews (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Gary litigates cases involving a broad array of technologies, such as new pharmaceuticals, drug delivery systems, medical devices, biologic therapies and biosimilars, microprocessor architecture, computers, telecommunications, semiconductors, software, and data encryption.
When it comes to his counseling practice, Gary develops proactive intellectual property strategies, delivers insightful advice on transactional matters, and provides IP portfolio management, prosecution, and licensing advice.
For nearly 20 years, Gary has been recognized by a variety of publications, including by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 75 IP Litigators and a “Top IP Lawyer” in California, by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a “Leader of Influence: Top Litigator and Trial Attorney,” and by IAM Patent 1000 as a “Leading Patent Litigator.”