Lawyers & Advisors
FREDERICK A. TECCE, Partner
Mr. Tecce combines his trial and criminal experience as former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division with his engineering background to successfully represent clients in trade secret, patent and other intellectual property matters. A registered patent attorney, Mr. Tecce brings to the courtroom his effective and to-the–point communication skills honed through years of experience as a national television commentator.
A former law clerk to Judge Anthony J. Scirica, Mr. Tecce has been involved in over ninety intellectual property matters including antitrust, copyrights, trademarks, cyber-squatting, domain name misappropriation, idea misappropriation, and unfair competition. Mr. Tecce has successfully handled cases on behalf of intellectual property owners, and in defense of charges of infringement and misappropriation in industries such as consumer products and appliances, medical devices, juvenile products, building materials, cosmetics, aircraft manufacturing, telecommunications, artificial turf and other technologies.
In addition to his IP practice, over the years Mr. Tecce has handled significant criminal defense matters, including kidnapping and the killing of a federal witness, organized crime, bank robbery and false reporting cases. He has also successfully represented parties through trial in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. A commercial pilot, Mr. Tecce has also successfully represented plaintiffs in a number of significant aviation accident cases. Mr. Tecce serves on the faculty at the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA). He is often called upon to comment on various matters and has appeared over 400 times on various networks such as The Fox News Network, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and NBC's The Today Show.
Although over 98% of civil litigation settles before trial, the first questions your legal team should be asking is what does your case look like at the end of the litigation when its in the courtroom. This outcome-driven approach is a cost-effective method that allows the primary focus to be the issues necessary to obtain the best result.
October 8, 2013 - Is Trade Secret Definition an Active Litigation Matter?
His television appearances are found by clicking on the video vault above. His radio appearances include the following:
Bloomberg Law Interview: Panitch Schwarze Attorney, Fred Tecce, discusses a High Court Ruling on Police Dog's Sniff of Car (Radio Podcast)
Bloomberg Law Interview: Panitch Schwarze Attorney, Fred Tecce, discusses Lawsuits Over Claims Bud Beer Is Watered Down (Radio Podcast)
Bloomberg Law Interview: Panitch Schwarze Attorney, Fred Tecce, discusses rapper Trey Songz's Trademark Infringement Suit Over "YUUUP!" (Radio podcast)
Bloomberg Law Interview: Panitch Schwarze Attorney, Fred Tecce, discusses Apple's Patent Litigation Strategy (radio podcast)
Panitch Schwarze Belisario and Nadel lawyers named Best Lawyers in America
Bloomberg Law Interview: Panitch Schwarze Attorney, Fred Tecce, discusses why Patent Litigation was at an All-Time High in 2011 (Radio Podcast).