Gary is Of Counsel to the firm and focuses his practice on the acquisition of patents and registered trademarks and the litigation of intellectual property disputes. Licensed to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Gary brings a litigator’s mindset to the acquisition and protection of intellectual property rights, as he is a veteran of hundreds of trials before both State and Federal Courts.
Gary is, additionally, a Veteran of Operations Desert Shield/Storm, Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, having served in the United States Marine Corps for more than 30 years. For his service, Gary attained the rank of Colonel in 2003, was appointed Deputy Legal Counsel and, for a time, the Acting Chief Legal Counsel to the Commanding General of the Multi-National Force – Iraq in Baghdad, Iraq during 2004 and 2005, and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
Aspex, et. al. v. Wal-Mart, Inc. & Concepts in Optics, Inc. (U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami, FL)
Selerity Technologies, Inc. v. Isolation Technologies, Inc. (U.S. District Court, District of Utah)
Star Mortgage, Inc. v. Astar Mortgage, Inc. (.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts)
Sample v. Teicher (U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts)
Associations and Memberships:
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve
II Marine Expeditionary Force Augmentation Command Element, Camp Lejeune, NC
Senior Legal Advisor to Commanding General
Multi-National Force – Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq
Deputy Legal Advisor and Acting Senior Legal Advisor to Commanding Gen
Publications and Speaking Engagements:
“The Customer is Always Right: The Commander, the Staff Judge Advocate and the Law of Military Operations”, Marine Corps Gazette, October, 2001
“A Survey of Hypnotically Refreshed Testimony in Criminal Trials: Why Such Evidence Should Be Admitted in Iowa”, 32 Drake Law Review 749, 1983
Honors and Awards:
Recipient, New Hampshire Bar Association’s 2005 Distinguished Service to the Public Award
Bank of New Hampshire
Isolation Technologies, Inc.
Guest Lecturer, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design