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Areas Of Expertise

Patent Procurement

Overly broad patents are difficult to enforce and easy to defeat. We ensure every patent specification provides rich and detailed descriptions of all potential alternative implementations to craft patent coverage that blocks competitors from a given space.

Post-Grant Proceedings

Our team has handled some of the highest stakes post-grant matters ever adjudicated by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, often running into the billions of dollars. We regularly serve as lead counsel for both challengers and patent owners.

Patent and Trade Secret Litigation

Our enforcement campaigns have included infringement suits in the United States, Europe and Asia involving both patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation. Most cases involved co-pending oppositions and inter parties review proceedings before foreign and domestic patent offices.

We’re unique among small patent firms in our team’s extraordinary breadth of intellectual property experience and expertise.

Areas of Expertise Meet Our Team

Industry Accolades

Industry Recognition

"The 'phenomenal' Greg H. Gardella is 'extremely experienced in the post-grant space and a dynamic all-round patent consultant.'"

Legal Industry Survey and Peer Review Ranking | Quoting Client
"He is able to synthesise legal solutions for his clients from all angles – anyone who knows Greg knows he is wicked smart."

Legal Industry Survey and Peer Review Ranking | Quoting Client
"Greg H. Gardella has taken the lead on many of the higher-profile inter partes reviews. A former Irell, Fish and Oblon lawyer, he 'has real pedigree and an incredible depth of knowledge.'"

Legal Industry Survey and Peer Review Ranking | Quoting Client
"His intellect and working knowledge are phenomenal and it is a pleasure working with him." "He is a huge benefit to anyone who has him in their corner. His deep knowledge of post-grant USPTO trials is second to none."

Legal Industry Survey and Peer Review Ranking | Quoting Client
“Informed by well-rounded litigation, post-grant and prosecution expertise, Greg Gardella’s strategic advice is like gold dust. Hailed for his intellectual processing power, he can unravel a complex patent problem and solve it in the blink of an eye.”

Legal Industry Survey and Peer Review Ranking | 2021

News and Events

Gardella Grace Gives to Covid-19 Relief

Gardella Grace will donate a portion of May’s profits to local DC organizations. Recipients include World Central Kitchen, So Others Might Eat, and Martha’s Table.

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Greg Gardella To Join PLI Faculty for PTAB Trial Strategies 2020

President Greg Gardella will be speaking at PLI’s USPTO Post-Grant Patent Trials 2020: New Challenges & Tactics program this September. He joins distinguished faculty and chairpersons Scott McKeown and Robert Sterne.

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Greg Gardella To Speak at USPTO

This event has been postponed until further notice due to COVID-19. Please return to this page or refer to USPTO’s listing for updates and information.

President Greg Gardella has been invited to speak at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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The Big Data Analysis Movement

A good big data analytics prosecutor will benefit from developing a network of field experts for cross-collaboration in describing the applicant’s infrastructure.

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