Gary Solomon is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Electronics Practice. Gary focuses his practice on patent preparation, prosecution and the monetization and protection of these intellectual property assets.
Gary has years of experience help developing large and strategic patent portfolios for his clients, as well as conducting IP due diligence; drafting legal opinions relating to utility and design patents, including patentability, non-infringement, freedom-to-operate, invalidity and design-around opinions; and participating in a number of IP transactions, including acquisition, funding and company sales.
Gary holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and has experience in the areas of communications systems, automatic control systems, power systems, robotics, antennas, microelectronics, industrial equipment, locker systems, optics, digital signal processing (DSP), imaging systems, software, mechanical devices, medical devices, energy services equipment, leisure devices, business processes, fashion, and many other technologies.
Gary has drafted and prosecuted a wide range of strategic patent applications for high-tech and low-tech inventions. From having worked with startup companies in both technical and legal capacities for almost three decades, including 10 years as a practicing engineer and more than 21 years as a patent attorney, Gary has the experience to effectively counsel startups on how to effectively leverage IP to support business and technology execution and exit strategies.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gary B. Solomon