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Diego F. Freire


Diego F. Freire is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. He concentrates his practice on intellectual property law matters, including patent and trademark prosecution, due diligence, and clearance/opinion matters.

Diego has experience assisting clients with protecting their intellectual property rights across various technical areas, including software, mechanical, electrical, mobile devices, lighting, telecommunications, artificial intelligence, fintech, blockchain, and medical devices.

Before attending law school, Diego was an Edison Engineer at GE Healthcare, where he helped design medical devices, including Computer Tomography (CT) machines and life sciences devices. As part of his master’s thesis, Diego developed and designed neural networks for sorting data.

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Email Address

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7627

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  • University of Illinois – Chicago, M.S.
  • University of Illinois – Chicago, B.S.
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois


  • U.S. Patent No.: 9,270,904 (Inventor)


  • What is the most interesting part of your job?
    Learning about the cutting edge technology our clients are developing.

  • What’s the best piece of advice you ever received?
    In life it is better to have goals rather than expectations.

  • What’s your favorite book?
    The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende