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Christopher Gosselin Associate

Christopher draws upon a broad technical background as well as his extensive professional experience working with foreign companies to better understand a client’s technical needs, to effectively communicate and champion those needs, and to work efficiently towards a positive outcome for the client.

LOCATION

Washington DC

+1.202.292.1530

1667 K Street NW, Suite 500,
Washington, DC 20006

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OVERVIEW

Christopher Gosselin is an associate in the Washington D.C. office of Haug Partners,. Christopher is an integral part of the firm’s bourgeoning International Trade Commission practice group, having protected clients on both sides of Section 337 Investigations at the ITC. His ITC experience includes obtaining and enforcing a General Exclusion Order on behalf of a manufacturer and designer of protective cases for portable electronic devices, as well as securing the early dismissal of an ITC complaint brought against a major automotive company. Christopher has served as the lead associate defending numerous patent infringement claims brought by non-practicing entities in U.S. District Court. He has also represented major pharmaceutical companies in high-stakes patent litigation arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. At present, Christopher has a perfect track record of steering early litigation towards a favorable resolution for the client.

Christopher can draw upon a broad technical background as well as his professional experience working with foreign companies, for example with BMW, where he worked as an engineering intern in both the U.S. and Germany. Prior to law school, Christopher developed and edited engineering curriculum for technical schools. He is the co-founder of a board game publishing company, and has released an app for iOS. The result of this experience is a heightened ability to understand a client’s technical needs, and to effectively communicate and champion those needs. In addition to his litigation experience, Christopher has counseled companies accused of over-deploying software. He has also drafted opinion letters relating to a variety of issues including patent, design patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.

Throughout his career, Christopher has taken pride in his ability to work efficiently and creatively to secure the best possible outcome for the client.

  • In the Matter of Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles, United States International Trade Commission (No. 337-TA-998)
  • Signal IP, Inc. v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., United States District Court, Central District of California (CV-14-03114)
  • Cruise Control Technologies, Inc. v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., United States District Court, District of Delaware (CV-12-1760)
  • In the Matter of Certain Protective Cases for Electronic Devices, United States International Trade Commission (No. 337-TA-955)
  • Vehicle Interface Technologies, Inc. v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., United States District Court, District of Delaware (CV-12-1286)
  • Certain Automotive GPS Navigation Systems, United States International Trade Commission (No. 337-TA-814)
  • Bone Care v. Eagle, No. 09-cv-285 (D. Del.)
  • Duramed v. Paddock, No. 09-cv-1905 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Duramed v. Paddock, No. 2010-1419 (Fed. Cir.)
  • Fresenius v. Paddock, No. 09-cv-11130 (D. Mass.)
  • Fresenius v. Paddock, No. 09-cv-11130 (D. Mass.)
  • Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices, Inv. No. 337-861/867 (ITC)
  • Washington D.C. SuperLawyers® Rising Star, 2015 & 2017
  • Herstoff, Jonathan, and Christopher Gosselin. “The Effect of Proposed Legislative Reform at the ITC.” Haug Partners, 16 Sept. 2021, https://www.haugpartners.com/article/the-effect-of-proposed-legislative-reform-at-the-itc/.
  • Colletti, Rob, et al. “The Recent Rise of Discretionary Denials at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.” Haug Partners, 19 Nov. 2020, www.haugpartners.com/article/the-recent-rise-of-discretionary-denials-at-the-patent-trial-and-appeal-board/.
  • University of Rhode Island, (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.A. German, 2005)
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center, (J.D., 2009 Magna Cum Laude)
  • Federal Circuit
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Hampshire
  • American Bar Association
  • ITC Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Automotive Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Due Diligence & Investigations
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • ITC Litigation
  • PTAB Post-Issuance Proceedings

+1.202.292.1530
cgosselin@haugpartners.com

Related Services

  • Automotive Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Due Diligence & Investigations
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • ITC Litigation
  • PTAB Post-Issuance Proceedings

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Federal Circuit
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Hampshire

Haug Partners LLP
1667 K Street NW, Suite 500,
Washington, DC 20006
+1.202.292.1530
haugpartners.com

Christopher Gosselin

Associate

HIGHLIGHT

Christopher draws upon a broad technical background as well as his extensive professional experience working with foreign companies to better understand a client’s technical needs, to effectively communicate and champion those needs, and to work efficiently towards a positive outcome for the client.

OVERVIEW

Christopher Gosselin is an associate in the Washington D.C. office of Haug Partners,. Christopher is an integral part of the firm’s bourgeoning International Trade Commission practice group, having protected clients on both sides of Section 337 Investigations at the ITC. His ITC experience includes obtaining and enforcing a General Exclusion Order on behalf of a manufacturer and designer of protective cases for portable electronic devices, as well as securing the early dismissal of an ITC complaint brought against a major automotive company. Christopher has served as the lead associate defending numerous patent infringement claims brought by non-practicing entities in U.S. District Court. He has also represented major pharmaceutical companies in high-stakes patent litigation arising under the Hatch-Waxman Act. At present, Christopher has a perfect track record of steering early litigation towards a favorable resolution for the client.

Christopher can draw upon a broad technical background as well as his professional experience working with foreign companies, for example with BMW, where he worked as an engineering intern in both the U.S. and Germany. Prior to law school, Christopher developed and edited engineering curriculum for technical schools. He is the co-founder of a board game publishing company, and has released an app for iOS. The result of this experience is a heightened ability to understand a client’s technical needs, and to effectively communicate and champion those needs. In addition to his litigation experience, Christopher has counseled companies accused of over-deploying software. He has also drafted opinion letters relating to a variety of issues including patent, design patent, trademark, and copyright infringement.

Throughout his career, Christopher has taken pride in his ability to work efficiently and creatively to secure the best possible outcome for the client.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • In the Matter of Certain Hybrid Electric Vehicles, United States International Trade Commission (No. 337-TA-998)
  • Signal IP, Inc. v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., United States District Court, Central District of California (CV-14-03114)
  • Cruise Control Technologies, Inc. v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., United States District Court, District of Delaware (CV-12-1760)
  • In the Matter of Certain Protective Cases for Electronic Devices, United States International Trade Commission (No. 337-TA-955)
  • Vehicle Interface Technologies, Inc. v. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., United States District Court, District of Delaware (CV-12-1286)
  • Certain Automotive GPS Navigation Systems, United States International Trade Commission (No. 337-TA-814)
  • Bone Care v. Eagle, No. 09-cv-285 (D. Del.)
  • Duramed v. Paddock, No. 09-cv-1905 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Duramed v. Paddock, No. 2010-1419 (Fed. Cir.)
  • Fresenius v. Paddock, No. 09-cv-11130 (D. Mass.)
  • Fresenius v. Paddock, No. 09-cv-11130 (D. Mass.)
  • Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices, Inv. No. 337-861/867 (ITC)

AWARDS

  • Washington D.C. SuperLawyers® Rising Star, 2015 & 2017

PUBLICATIONS

  • Herstoff, Jonathan, and Christopher Gosselin. “The Effect of Proposed Legislative Reform at the ITC.” Haug Partners, 16 Sept. 2021, https://www.haugpartners.com/article/the-effect-of-proposed-legislative-reform-at-the-itc/.
  • Colletti, Rob, et al. “The Recent Rise of Discretionary Denials at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.” Haug Partners, 19 Nov. 2020, www.haugpartners.com/article/the-recent-rise-of-discretionary-denials-at-the-patent-trial-and-appeal-board/.

EDUCATION

  • University of Rhode Island, (B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.A. German, 2005)
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center, (J.D., 2009 Magna Cum Laude)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Federal Circuit
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Hampshire

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • ITC Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association