November 5, 2018
Fitch Even partner David A. Gosse was recently appointed Co-Vice Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) PTAB Trial Committee. Dave will serve in this role through October 2020.
The PTAB Trial Committee is charged with providing up-to-date information and CLE programs on significant decisions and trends related to inter partes proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The committee considers rules, regulations, and decisions related to PTAB proceedings and, when appropriate, makes recommendations regarding amicus briefing and comments submitted by AIPLA to the PTAB.
Dave also continues to serve as an appointed member of AIPLA’s Special Committee on Education Coordination.
Dave has a diverse IP law practice encompassing both the acquisition and the enforcement of patent rights, including post-grant proceedings before the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
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