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Serah Friedman, Ph.D.

Serah Friedman, Ph.D. is an associate in the Los Angeles office.  

Her practice focuses on U.S. and foreign patent portfolio management, IP due diligence, and competitive landscape analysis across a broad range of technology areas, including software, information technology, communications systems, signal processing, optics, and medical devices.

Dr. Friedman received her law degree from UCLA School of law.  While in law school, Dr. Friedman served as a Managing Editor of UCLA Law Review and as a Submissions Editor of the Journal of Law and Technology.

Dr. Friedman earned her doctoral degree in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics from University of California, Irvine.  Her dissertation focused on liquid surface interfaces and wetting transitions.  Dr. Friedman’s research also included the study of non-Newtonian fluid dynamics, fluid flow in nanotubes, and low temperature physics.  

Dr. Friedman joined the firm in 2018.

University of California – Los Angeles – School of Law (UCLA), J.D.
University of California – Irvine, Ph.D., Physics
University of California – Irvine, M.S., Physics
Johns Hopkins University, B.S., Physics
State Bar of California
Communications Technology

Cellular Networking & Communications



Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Electronics & Semiconductors

Healthcare Information Technology

Software & IT


Clean Technology

Solar Power

Financial Services & Business Methods

Cloud Computing

Medical Devices & Procedures

AI & Machine Learning

Cardiac Assist Device (E.g., LVAD & Heart Pumps)

Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Infusion

Hypertension Management Devices


Minimally Invasive & Endoscopic Procedures

Obesity Management & Bariatrics

Sleep Apnea

Transportation & Vehicles

Aerospace & Space Technology

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

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