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Alfred A. Fressola

Alfred Fressola is the managing partner of Ware Fressola Maguire & Barber LLP. Al’s practice concentrates in patent and trademark procurement, analysis and licensing. Al has a technical background in electronics, control systems, computers, networks, and related technical areas. Al has extensive experience with advising domestic and international clients. As managing partner, Al helps guide Ware Fressola Maguire & Barber to professionally assist its clients in the protection of their intellectual property.


  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. with honors, 1973
  • University of Connecticut, M.S.E.E., 1970
  • University of Connecticut, B.S.E.E. with honors, 1968


  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Registered Patent Attorney

Professional Activities

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association (former Chairman IP Law Section)
  • Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • University of Connecticut Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Board

In the Community

  • Appalachian Mountain Club
  • Citizens for Easton, Board Member
  • Easton Racquet Club
  • Sierra Club
  • Porsche Club of America (PCA Club Racing)

Technology Areas

  • Mobile communication equipment
  • Electrical fittings
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Computer software
  • Semiconductors
  • Electronics
  • Trademark availability analysis
  • Trademark registration procurement
  • Policing and licensing
  • Intellectual property portfolio analysis

Practice Areas

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets