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Paul Rossler, Attorney, Gable Gotwals Intellectual Property & Technology Law Group
Paul Rossler has an extensive background in intellectual property and engineering.
Prior to practicing law, Paul served on the engineering faculty at Kettering University and Oklahoma State University. At Oklahoma State, he taught in and directed the graduate degree program in Engineering & Technology Management, a program intended for practicing engineers, scientists and technologists. He continues to teach engineering law and engineering management courses at Oklahoma State University as an adjunct faculty member.
Paul's court admissions include the United States Patent & Trademark Office, United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Supreme Court, and all Oklahoma District courts. He is also a registered professional engineer in Michigan and Oklahoma.
Paul also serves on the board of Goodwill Industries of Tulsa. He has a Faculty Member of the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst designation and has led national webinars regarding the patent process.
Being a 21st Century Billy Goat Gruff: How to Deal with a Patent Troll.
Some business models are built around making a patented technology. Others are built on making extortion demands. A patent troll is someone who owns a patent, has no ability to actually practice the patent, but attempts to make money on it by extracting royalty payments from those who do. And nowhere are patent trolls more prevalent than in the area of business methods and software. Learn the ins and outs of patent trolls, what to do when confronted by one, and steps that lawmakers have taken to stop the practice.