Frederic M Meeker
Attorney at Banner Witcoff
Frederic M Meeker has more than 20 years’ experience handling IP matters in primarily the cable, telephony, satellite, internet, electronic programme guide, long-term evolution and automotive industries. He has served as lead and co-lead trial counsel in more than two dozen complex patent litigations.
Mr Meeker has significant experience as the relationship partner for a number of clients ranging from a Fortune 50 telecommunications company down to smaller start-up clients. He manages thousands of ongoing prosecution matters and specialises in obtaining litigation-worthy patent claims that are crafted to survive inter partes review proceedings and still read on the targeted products. Mr Meeker has experience working with experts to reverse engineer products for ongoing prosecution efforts. He has a significant due diligence and opinion practice analysing numerous portfolios each year and assisting companies in negotiations with respect to these portfolios.
Mr Meeker has a significant post-issuance practice, including inter partes reviews, interferences and reexaminations.
He has handled a number of large Section 337 investigations at the US International Trade Commission.
Mr Meeker is active with various bar organisations including the ABA Section of IP law, where he has been chair of most of the patent-related committees. He has been recognised in Washington DC Super Lawyers and named in IAM 250 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists and IAM 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists. Mr Meeker has taught patent trial practice at Georgetown University since 2014 and trade secret law at George Mason University for more than 20 years.