Fred Nicholson is an attorney in the Silicon Valley office of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. His legal practice focuses on patent prosecution and strategic patent portfolio development, with an emphasis on systems and networking software.
Fred has a deep background in software engineering from many years of experience in the industry, specifically with systems and networking software. He began his career developing TCP/IP protocol stacks for Hewlett Packard’s commercial operating systems. He also developed embedded operating systems and network security software during his software engineering career. After ten years of hands-on software development, Fred held various management level positions, managing software development teams of up to 40 individuals.
University of San Diego
M.S. Computer Science
State University of New York (SUNY) Potsdam
B.A. Computer Science
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office