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John-Paul Fryckman

Technology Specialist, Patent Agent

San Diego, CA
858-678-5070
fryckman@fr.com
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Background

John-Paul Fryckman is a Technology Specialist, Patent Agent in the Southern California office of Fish & Richardson. His practice supports patent litigation and patent prosecution. Mr. Fryckman has extensive technical expertise in digital communications, computer architecture, cryptography, scientific modeling, software development, embedded system. Further, John-Paul is well versed in numerous aspects of wireless technology, including physical and logical layers, network architectures, and communication protocols in general. He has experience with various wireless standards such as LTE, CDMA, WCDMA, WiMAX, the 802.11 family, and Bluetooth.

Mr. Fryckman authors and prosecutes patent applications for a broad range of technologies including innovations for many wireless standards in addition to electrical, computer-related, and physics related areas. He supports various litigation matters, including vetting patents in pre-suit due diligence, producing claim charts, developing non-infringement and invalidity positions, prior art searching, source code analysis, and authoring technology tutorials.

Before Fish, Mr. Fryckman was a senior engineer at Qualcomm (2003-2007), where he designed and developed wireless encrypted VoIP communication systems,  mobile base station systems, and mobile phone firmware. He has hands-on experience with integrating wireless system components and working in the field and in the lab.  John-Paul also was a network software developer for VxWorks  at Wind River Systems (2000-2001). He earned a BS in Physics and MS in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego.  During his undergraduate training, he held various technical and software development positions for the University of California, San Diego (1998-2000), and the San Diego Supercomputer Center (1996-2000). During graduate school, Mr. Fryckman worked at the University of California, San Diego as a Research/Teaching Assistant, where he wrote and a won a USENIX grant to research distributed denial of service defenses.

Education

M.S., University of California, San Diego 2003
Computer Science


B.S., University of California, San Diego 2000
Physics

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2008

Memberships & Affiliations

​Former Co-Chair and Founder, Security SIG, CommNexus (formerly San Diego Telecom Council). Member, IEEE.