August 22, 2019
Fitch Even partner David A. Gosse will be joining the Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty as adjunct professor for the Fall 2019 semester. He will be teaching “Oral Advocacy for the IP Lawyer,” a course on trademark and patent advocacy in a variety of contexts, including patent examination, TTAB and PTAB, district court motion argument, and appellate advocacy. Dave will share teaching duties with attorney Randy Micheletti from Incubate IP.
Dave has a diverse IP law practice encompassing both the acquisition and the enforcement of patent rights in the electronic, software, and mechanical fields, beginning with patent drafting and prosecution and extending to post-issuance proceedings before the PTAB as appropriate. Dave has substantial pre-trial and trial experience in district court litigation, including multiple jury trials relating to patent infringement, validity, and breach of license.
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On February 12, in Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. v. Dropbox, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed that certain of Synchronoss's claims were invalid for indefiniteness, since the claims included a means-plus-function claim term that did not have adequate structural support in the specification. Read more