Gabe Gross is known for his trial skills and courtroom poise and has represented many of the country’s leading life sciences and high technology companies in their most important intellectual property and commercial disputes. He has won jury verdicts, summary judgments, arbitration awards, and appeals, defeating billions of dollars in patent infringement and licensing claims on behalf of his clients.
Mr. Gross, a partner in the Silicon Valley office, is a veteran trial lawyer who focuses on intellectual property and other complex commercial disputes. Mr. Gross is deeply experienced in patent, trade secret, licensing, trademark, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition claims. With a background in biotechnology, he has represented clients in industries ranging from biotech, pharma, and medical devices to software, hardware, social media, lithium-ion batteries, and consumer products. Mr. Gross has extensive first-chair trial experience and has served as lead counsel for a number of innovative companies. He has represented clients in federal and state courts across the country, including in California, New York, Texas, Delaware, New Jersey, and Wisconsin, before the US International Trade Commission, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and US Customs and Border Protection, as well as in arbitrations domestically and abroad.
Mr. Gross has tried cases to juries involving patent infringement, copyright infringement, and stock purchase disputes. He has tried cases to arbitrators over technology licensing and other commercial disputes. Mr. Gross also is a registered patent attorney with experience in inter partes review and covered business method proceedings.
Mr. Gross’ pro bono experience includes representing clients in inmate civil rights cases, immigration and asylum matters, veterans’ benefits disputes, and unlawful detainer actions.
Mr. Gross enjoys giving back to the community as a volunteer coach for his local high school’s mock trial team.
- Panelist, “I know it when I see it: Enhancing Damages for Willful Patent Infringement After Halo,” Bar Association of San Francisco IP Section, November 17, 2016
- Lead Panelist, “Patentable Subject Matter in Life Sciences” and “Challenging Life Sciences Patents at the PTAB,” Silicon Valley Association of General Counsel’s All-Hands Meeting, Santa Clara Convention Center, November 7, 2014
- Panelist, “Tips and Best Practices for Responding to Patent Assertion Entities,” Bar Association of San Francisco IP Section, October 21, 2014
- Panelist, “Intellectual Property and Regulatory Issues Facing Biotech Leaders Today,” Biotech Industry Roundtable, Latham & Watkins, May 20, 2014
- Moderator, “In-House Perspectives on Effective IP and Civil Litigation,” Bar Association of San Francisco IP Section, May 21, 2013
- Panelist, “The New PTO Post Grant Review Procedures – Are They a Game Changer?” Latham & Watkins, May 16, 2013
- Invited Lecturer, “Core Concepts in Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing,” UW Master’s in Biotechnology Program, September 2005