James E. Gauger Senior Patent Attorney

Senior Patent Attorney

James Gauger is a registered patent attorney who primarily focuses his practice on domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution in a wide range of technology.

AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
–  Patent Preparation & Prosecution
–  IP Strategy
–  Patent & Software Licensing
–  Patentability & Freedom to Operate Opinions
–  Strategic IP Portfolio Development & Management
–  Mergers & Acquisitions
–  Trademarks, Trade Secrets, & Copyrights
–  Cloud Computer / SaaS
–  Supply & Procurement Contracts
–  Due Diligence
–  Open Source Investigations
–  IP Litigation
–  Joint Ventures / Consortiums

TECHNOLOGICAL BACKGROUND
–  Digital Circuitry
–  Control Systems
–  Telecommunications
–  Satellite Systems
–  Hard Drive Systems
–  Electro-mechanical Devices

PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
Mr. Gauger has previously worked as an electrical engineer for Motorola, Inc., Automotive and Industrial Electronics Group. As an electrical engineer, he worked on projects involving design and testing of the control and emulator printed circuit boards for the Second Generation Console microcomputer.

EDUCATION
Mr. Gauger holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University. He also holds a Juris Doctorate from Marquette University. While in law school, Mr. Gauger was on the Marquette Law Review and National Patent Moot Court Team.

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
–  State of Illinois
–  State of Wisconsin
–  United States Patent and Trademark Office