Mr. Gross is involved in several areas of intellectual property with a particular emphasis in patent litigation and prosecution in the mechanical arts. He has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in district courts across the country and at the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also been involved in several post-issuance reexaminations and inter partes review proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has successfully prosecuted numerous patents in the United States and aboard. Mr. Gross represents clients ranging from international corporations to individual inventors who are involved in a variety of technologies including internal combustion engines and automotive engineering, filters and filtration products, hydraulic systems, communications technologies and software, medical devices and electrical connectors and components. In addition to his litigation and prosecution work, Mr. Gross also renders opinions on intellectual property issues, advises on developing and managing intellectual property portfolios and strategy, conducts due diligence investigations, and negotiates licenses and other agreements. Prior to attending law school, he worked as an industrial and design engineer with a corporation that designed and manufactured high vacuum pumps and compressors.