Dr. Gregory Gonsalves

Phone: 703-783-1676

Email: ggonsalves@dbllawyers.com

Office: Vienna VA

Practice Areas
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Due Diligence
  • Counseling
  • Licensing
  • Post-grant review at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, including IPRs, CBMs, and PGRs
  • Appellate practice at the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court
Awards and Honors
  • IBM DOCTORAL AND MASTERS FELLOWSHIPS – Awarded salary and tuition grant to perform research for masters and doctorate degrees.

Dr. Gregory Gonsalves

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Bio

Dr. Gonsalves focuses on high-stakes intellectual property matters at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit, federal district courts, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Dr. Gonsalves is a former judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has served as lead counsel in over 250 post-grant review proceedings at the PTAB and more than 20 appeals to the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit. He has also served as lead counsel at the Supreme Court. He has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications at the Patent Office and has litigated patent cases in various federal district courts. He has a J.D. with honors from Georgetown University Law Center, a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, and a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Education
  • Georgetown University, JD cum laude
  • Syracuse University, PhD in Computer Engineering
  • Syracuse University, MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Northeastern University, BS in Electrical Engineering
Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit
  • District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
Experience
  • IPR2013-00592 Samsung v. Boston University (represented Patent Owner, institution denied)
  • IPR2013-00298 Epistar v. Boston University (represented Patent Owner, institution denied)
  • IPR2013-00392 Seoul Semiconductor (represented Patent Owner, settled)
  • IPR2014-00751 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner, only three claims cancelled)
  • IPR2015-00659 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner; institution denied)
  • IPR2015-00668 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner; institution denied)
  • IPR2015-01579 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner; institution denied)
  • IPR2016-00984 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner at PTAB and the Federal Circuit, cae pending on appeal)
  • IPR2016-00245 J. Kyle Bass v. Alpex Pharma SA (represented Petitioner, all challenged claims cancelled)
  • IPR2016-00254 J. Kyle Bass v. Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC (represented Petitioner, all challenged claims cancelled, affirmed by the Federal Circuit)
  • IPR2016-01895 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner at PTAB, prevailed on appeal to the Federal Circuit)
  • IPR2017-00001 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner; only two claims cancelled)
  • IPR2017-00308 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner; institution denied)
  • IPR2017-00333 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner, institution denied)
  • IPR2017-00359 Emerson Electric Co. v. SIPCO (represented Patent Owner at PTAB and the Federal Circuit where it is pending
  • SIPCO, LLC v. Emerson Elecc. Co., Federal Circuit No. 2018-1635 (achieved remand for Patent Owner)
  • Fresenius Kabi USA v. J. Kyle Bass, Federal Circuit No. 2017-2402 (achieved affirmance for Petitioner)
  • MLR, LLC v. ZTE Corporation and ZTE, Inc. (E.D. VA) (Represented ZTE in a patent case relating to the dynamic switching among wireless communication networks based on user preferences)
  • SPH America v. High Tech Computer Corporation (E.D. VA) (represented the plaintiff in a patent case involve modulation for wireless communication)
  • Positive Technologies v. Hitachi (E.D. TX) (represented the defendant in a patent case relating to LCDs)
  • Tantivy Communications Inc. v. Lucent (E.D. TX) (represented the defendant in a patent case relating to the allocation of CDMA channels)
  • Motorola v. Analog Devices Inc. (E.D. TX) (represented the defendant in a patent case relating to firmware for debugging microcontrollers)
  • Sony v. Kodak (W.D. NY) (represented the defendant in its counterclaims of patent infringement relating to the control of digital cameras and CCD image sensors)
  • Iridian v. Iritech (DE) (represented the defendant in a patent case involving identity verification using iris recognition)
  • Comtech v. Miteq (AZ) (represented the defendant in a patent case relating to an arrangement of frequency converters)
  • Khyber v. Casio (MA) (represented the defendant in a patent case involving handheld computers)
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