“I am always fascinated with new technologies and new applications of technology. Working with inventors to identify and protect their inventions makes my job especially gratifying.”
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David A. Gosse helps clients protect their intellectual property rights through litigation and has been a member of several successful trial teams. In addition, he helps clients procure broad intellectual property protection at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office through effective patent drafting and prosecution. Because his practice includes both the acquisition and the enforcement of patent rights, Dave is better able to understand and evaluate issues that arise in intellectual property protection.
Dave’s substantial experience working with inventors in the software and computer industries includes helping clients procure patents on complex process control algorithms and novel methods and systems related to wireless communications networks. He has worked extensively with clients to protect innovations in the financial services industry and he also helps companies protect inventions including a variety of mechanical devices.
Trained as a mechanical engineer, Dave worked for an engineering and software development firm before he entered law school. He has practical, hands-on experience developing automation control solutions on a variety of platforms, including robots, machine vision systems, PCs, and programmable logic controllers, for many different industries.
David Gosse was an integral member of the litigation team for the following matters:
Alexsam, Inc. v. NetSpend Corp. (Travis County Dist. Ct., Tex. 2007). Represented plaintiff in a breach of license action involving network branded prepaid cards. Pursued discovery, including third-party discovery through state courts outside of Texas. Assisted experts with reports and preparation for testimony. Participated in trial preparation and trial, including witness preparation and designation of deposition testimony and exhibits, resulting in a favorable jury verdict. Final entry of judgment is pending.
Alexsam, Inc. v. IDT Corp. (E.D. Tex. 2007). Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement action involving prepaid phone and network-branded gift cards. Participated in trial preparation and trial in the Marshall division of the Eastern District of Texas, resulting in a favorable jury verdict, designated a 2011 Top 10 Texas IP Verdict. The case is currently on appeal at the Federal Circuit.
Alexsam, Inc. v. UnitedHealth Group Inc., (E.D. Tex. 2007). Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement action involving medical benefit cards. Participated in trial preparation. Settlement was reached several weeks before trial.
Alexsam, Inc. v. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2008). Represented plaintiff in a patent infringement action involving prepaid store-branded gift cards. Participated in trial preparation and trial in the Marshall division of the Eastern District of Texas.
Alexsam, Inc. v. Best Buy et al. (E.D. Tex. 2010). Currently representing plaintiff in a patent infringement action involving prepaid store-branded gift cards. The case is in the active stages of discovery.
Transcenic, Inc. v. Google et al., (D. Del. 2011). Currently representing plaintiff in a patent infringement action involving technology for street-level geospatially oriented photographs, such as those used in Google’s StreetView function and Microsoft’s Streetside tools. The case is in active stages of discovery.