Steve Gruskin is a partner in Sughrue's Washington, DC office, and is a member of the electrical-mechanical practice group, with a sub-specialty in design patent prosecution, opinion work and litigation. He has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of intellectual property law, including federal district court jury trials, appeals to the CAFC, bench trials at the ITC, IPR Proceedings, patent prosecution, reissue, re-examination, opinions relating to validity/ infringement/enforceability, general client counseling and the strategic management and enforcement of large domestic and international patent portfolios.
He handles patent matters in the electrical and mechanical sciences, including vehicle lighting, on and off road tire construction, vehicle body and vehicle information systems, and a broad range of other automotive technologies. Steve also has significant experience in sports related technologies, especially in golf ball/club construction.
Steve continually works with clients to maximize and leverage the value of their intellectual property portfolios and to assist them in taking full advantage of US laws. He provides frequent lectures and seminars on topics relating to U.S. Patent law and USPTO practice and procedure.