Tamara Fraizer leads the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology litigation practice in the US, and draws on over 20 years of experience. Her work as a patent attorney and litigator allows her to provide tailored IP assessments, opinions, and counseling, and to effectively execute on IP matters including patent procurement, post-grant patent proceedings, IP dispute resolution, and the defense and enforcement of IP rights.
Tamara has litigated countless patent cases in federal district courts across the nation, including the popular jurisdictions of Delaware, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, Northern District of Illinois, and Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California, and at the US International Trade Commission (ITC). She is also a registered patent attorney who prepares and prosecutes patents at the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), and litigates post-grant challenges before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).
Tamara’s experience spans a variety of industries including life sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, data analytics, pharmaceuticals, healthcare-related consumer products, internet technologies and software. She earned bachelor’s degrees in biology and environmental studies and a PhD in population biology, which involves mathematical modeling of biological systems.
Tamara has represented public and private businesses of all sizes – from the smallest start-ups to mid-sized private companies, to publicly traded, global corporations. She understands the strategic and operational challenges that businesses face with patent and other IP issues. She works closely with her clients to understand their priorities and manages IP-related matters according to their goals and constraints.
As a former university lecturer, Tamara enjoys speaking on patent law topics and, since 2019, has served as editor of the firm’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology blog. She also started and supervises the firm’s Pro Bono Patent program and enjoys counseling innovators and entrepreneurs on their IP strategies to help position them for success.