Intellectual Property

Gary handles a wide array of IP disputes, including patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright matters. 

Gary’s scientific training, experience negotiating IP agreements and practice as an IP litigator make him well-suited for handling complex IP disputes. Gary has litigated and arbitrated patent validity and infringement, copyright and trade secret cases in a wide range of high technology and telecom sectors.  

In addition to IP litigation expertise, Gary has significant experience drafting and negotiating IP agreements, including licensing and technology transfer agreements in IT, telecom, alternative energy, life sciences and materials sciences. As an in-house lawyer in the enterprise and Internet cloud security sector, he managed patent and trademark portfolios and addressed licensing and risk assessment issues.  Gary routinely works on licensing disputes, including FRAND licensing. 

As well, he has served as an arbitrator in other technology segments:  life sciences, including pharmaceuticals and biotech, and alternative energy, including wind, solar, hydrogen fuel and energy storage projects.