Gary A. Rosen

Before opening his own legal practice in January 2003, Gary Rosen was a partner in the international firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. Gary has more than 25 years experience litigating patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and commercial disputes, and has served as lead counsel in numerous preliminary injunction hearings, Markman hearings, jury trials, bench trials, and arbitration proceedings. He has also argued many cases before federal and state courts of appeals.

Gary holds a degree in physics from Haverford College and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an editor of the Law Review. Following law school, he served as a law clerk to Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Gary is a registered patent attorney and, in addition to his courtroom work, represents clients in contested matters before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He has frequently lectured and published articles on intellectual property law issues. He is a Lecturer in Legal Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Drexel University Kline School of Law, and the author of a book on popular music and copyright law, Unfair to Genius (Oxford University Press 2012), as well as a blog on law and popular culture, Express Written Dissent. He was named Philadelphia’s 2015 Copyright Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America.