• Biography

    Ralph Gabric is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience handling patent matters, serving as lead counsel in numerous cases. He has successfully represented clients in both jury and bench trials, and appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as in post-grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Ralph served as co-lead defense counsel in one of the most significant patent defense jury verdicts ever, and served as lead counsel for the petitioner invalidating all challenged claims (affirmed on appeal) in what is the largest post-grant review proceeding to date, involving nearly 20 depositions and declarations. Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine, Globe Business Media Group, 2017 writes that Ralph is “incredibly client-oriented” and “an awesome orator who instantly connects with juries.”

    Ralph has extensive experience handling matters involving a variety of technologies, including software, medical devices, communications networks, cellular telephony, automotive, infrared cameras, and various internet-based technologies. Ralph also has substantial experience in representing generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical litigation, serving as lead counsel in cases involving numerous drug products.

    Professional and Community Activities

    • Intellectual Properties Owners (IPO) 
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1988, DePaul Law Review
    • B.S., Chemistry, Boston College, 1985
  • Admissions

    • Illinois, 1988
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
    • United States Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California