ALEXANDER (ALEX) E. GASSER is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation, ITC Litigation and Patent Interferences practice groups. His litigation experience spans several industries, including pharmaceuticals, various mechanical arts, and electrical devices. Mr. Gasser has litigated in several district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. As a patent interference attorney, he also has assisted in complex patent interference proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Prior to joining Oblon, Spivak, Mr. Gasser spent several years at a general litigation firm, where he gained first- and second-chair jury trial experience and first-chair summary judgment hearing experience. He now builds on this experience in trial and at patent claim interpretation hearings for his clients at Oblon, Spivak.
While attending law school Mr. Gasser served as a judicial extern for the Honorable John L. Coffey of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Gasser lived in Switzerland, Germany and Belgium for 18 years and is fluent in German.