Mr. Gore has been practicing intellectual property law for over 35 years. Prior to joining RMK as Senior Counsel, Mr. Gore owned and operated his own intellectual property firm for more than three decades. His experience and practice has encompassed all aspects of intellectual property including U.S. and international patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, employment agreements and all forms of intellectual property licensing. He has represented a wide variety of clients ranging from private inventors to fortune 500 companies. He has advised venture capital firms on acquisition of intellectual property assets.
Over the past three decades, Mr. Gore has successfully prosecuted hundreds of patents before the United States Patent Office relating to a wide variety of technologies. For example, in the chemical arts, Mr. Gore has prosecuted patents for: ground water and subsoil remediation systems; power plant flue gas desulfurization systems; professional dental compounds; and, printing ink formulations. In the mechanical arts, he has prosecuted patents for: fastening systems including circuit board fasteners, panel fasteners, blind inserts; general attachment fasteners including rivets, clinch, and threaded fasteners; packaging equipment for the food and medical industries; medical devices for orthodontics and general dentistry; hospital patient handling devices; high vacuum sterilization and clean room fixtures; automotive equipment including rear view mirrors, gas springs, catalytic converters, and external accessories; motorcycle components and engine designs; industrial machines for automated presses and cold-forming operations. In the electrical arts, Mr. Gore has prosecuted patents for: data management systems; brushless motors; control software; aircraft data communication systems; general motion control systems; and, wind turbines.
Mr. Gore has also enjoyed working with individual (solo) inventors. On the consumer end, Mr. Gore has successfully patented various sporting goods, clothing items, firearms, household appliances, and home construction tools, fixtures and materials. Recently, one of Mr. Gore’s clients appeared on “Shark Tank”.
Mr. Gore has also successfully prosecuted hundreds of trademarks before the U.S. Trademark Office and trademark offices around the world. He also has experience before the Trademark Trial and appeal Board in connection with trademark appeals, opposition proceedings and cancellation proceedings.
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – 1979
- United states Patent & Trademark Office – 1980
- Franklin Pierce Law Center – J.D. 1978
- Pennsylvania State University – B.S. Mathematics and Physics 1969
- Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association
- Ben Franklin American Inn of Court (Intellectual Property)
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Bucks County Bar Association