As an intellectual property litigator, de Leon advises clients on a wide range of issues, including patent, copyright, and trademark disputes. Prior to joining Fredrikson, de Leon served as a law clerk for Justice Natalie E. Hudson of the Minnesota Supreme Court and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Stephani Humrickhouse of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of North Carolina. In those roles, de Leon refined his research and writing skills and experienced first-hand how judges make difficult decisions in close cases. He leverages his experience in the judiciary to the benefit of his clients as they seek to assert or defend their intellectual property rights in court.
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