Eva K. Freel

Associate

Overview

Eva Freel is an associate at Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.

Eva served as a summer associate with Foley, where she gained legal experience in the area of patent law. Prior to joining Foley, Eva was a judicial extern at the Central District of California’s Patent Pilot Program, where she worked for a panel of federal judges on patent cases. She also worked for the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law at its pro bono initiatives, including Startup Legal Garage Clinic, Trademark Law Clinic, and Patent Law Clinic.

Education

Eva earned her law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 2017). During this time, she served as a research assistant, as well as the secretary for Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA), staff editor for Journal of Law and Technology, and managing editor for Women’s Law Journal. Eva is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, where she majored in pharmaceutical chemistry with minors in economics and French (B.S., 2014).

Admissions

Eva is admitted to practice law in California, the District of Columbia, and before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the United States District Court of Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Selected Publications

  • Co-author, “Survey of Pharmaceutical IPRs Filed by Generic Drug Company Petitioners,” PTAB Trial Insights (June 8, 2016)
  • Co-author, “New Challenge to IP Innovation,” Pharmaceutical Executive (October 2016)