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Gary Rubman
Gary M. Rubman
Partner
Washington +1 202 662 5465 grubman@cov.com Download V-card

Gary Rubman is an experienced trial lawyer who represents clients in their most important matters, including patent and trademark infringement cases, licensing disputes, trade secret misappropriation cases and other commercial disputes. A vice-chair of the firm’s Patent Litigation Practice Group and co-chair of the firm’s Gaming Practice Group, he has experience litigating in trial and appellate courts across the country. He has represented clients in matters involving a broad array of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, gaming, medical devices, biotech, mechanical, electronics, and software.

  • Representing Warner Chilcott in multiple Hatch-Waxman patent litigation matters successfully defending its Asacol® product from generic challengers.
  • Representing DePuy Mitek, Inc. and Ethicon, Inc. in patent litigation concerning wet field electrosurgical devices used for arthroscopic procedures.
  • Representing Aristocrat Technologies in patent litigation and inter partes review (IPR) proceedings against a competitor company in a case involving 32 patents concerning slot machine technology.
  • Representing Aristocrat Technologies in defending against design patent and trademark litigation claimed asserted by a competitor relating to products that utilize curved display screens.
  • Representing Aristocrat Technologies in against trademark litigation against a competitor relating to Aristocrat’s popular Buffalo line of games.
  • Representing Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. in trademark and trade secret litigation against a competitor formed by former employees.
  • Representing BKT Tires in defending against design patent, utility patent and trademark claims relating to off-the-road tires.
  • Representing LifeCell in a patent litigation case concerning soft tissue matrices.
  • Representing AstraZeneca in multiple patent infringement disputes concerning the dose counters used with its Symbicort® inhaler product.
  • Representing AstraZeneca in Hatch-Waxman patent litigation concerning its Nexium® product.
  • Representing eBay and PayPal in patent litigation matters relating to encryption technology.
  • Representing a prominent Hollywood entertainment law firm in a dispute with several former partners, including with respect to trade secret misappropriation allegations.
  • Representing multiple clients in connection with trademark infringement disputes.
  • Representing a medical device company in due diligence relating to a potential patent litigation dispute concerning medical devices used for soft tissue repairs.
  • Representing an inventor in a dispute with a medical device company concerning technology relating to suture anchors used for securing pacemakers.
  • Representing Fujitsu Ltd. in a patent infringement litigation concerning wireless network technology.
  • Representing Samsung Electronics in patent litigation concerning DLP televisions.
  • Representing Talecris Biotherapeutics in patent litigation concerning blood plasma pooling and screening technology.
  • Representing Ortho-McNeil, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, in Hatch-Waxman litigation concerning Ortho’s Levaquin® antibacterial product.
  • Representing Abbott Laboratories in patent litigation against ImClone Systems, Inc. relating to ImClone’s Erbitux® cancer treatment product.
  • Representing Ethicon, Inc. in patent litigation concerning Ethicon’s Dermabond® liquid topical skin adhesive.
  • Representing the Republican National Committee in litigation challenging the constitutionality of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act.
  • Representing JPMorgan Chase in litigation arising from its role as indenture trustee for $2 billion in asset-backed securities issued by National Century Financial Enterprises.
  • Representing a senior executive of a large company in proceedings before the SEC and DOJ relating to alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Representing the Republican National Committee in connection with investigations by the House Judiciary Committee and House Government Oversight Committee relating to White House officials' use of RNC e-mail accounts.
  • Representing a large national bank in connection with a Federal Election Commission investigation.
  • Conducting internal investigations on behalf of various clients.

Pro Bono

  • Representing an inmate on death row in Alabama in post-conviction proceedings.
  • Representing residents of New Orleans in dispute with insurance company resulting from Hurricane Katrina damage.

Previous Experience

  • Rep. John Boehner, Legislative Assistant
  • Conducted research at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals while a student at MIT.
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers, IP Litigation "Rising Star" (2014)