Inge A. Osman

Partner
Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
Profile Experience

Inge Osman advises domestic and multinational clients on their highest-stakes intellectual property litigation, including before federal district and appellate courts, as well as the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Combining sophisticated technical knowledge and significant trial experience, Ms. Osman helps clients achieve their desired outcomes in complex patent litigation. She has successfully represented clients in matters involving a range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, antibodies, medical devices, semiconductors, liquid crystal display technologies, biometric scanning devices, information technology, and call processing systems.

Ms. Osman draws on her scientific training and prior experience clerking for the Federal Circuit to identify the most successful arguments in patent disputes. She received undergraduate degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. Ms. Osman previously clerked for Judge Kimberly A. Moore of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Osman’s broad-based trial work includes arguing in court and before the PTAB, deposing key fact and expert witnesses, and managing fact and expert discovery. She brings particular experience litigating patent matters in federal courts and in post-grant proceedings before the PTAB. Ms. Osman also regularly coordinates parallel proceedings — including matters brought to both a district court and the PTAB, as well as disputes spanning multiple jurisdictions.

Ms. Osman currently serves as a member of the PTAB Bar Association’s Appellate and Diversity Committees. She is also a member of the Federal Circuit Bar Association.

Ms. Osman’s experience includes:

  • Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-749: Advised AU Optronics in a three-patent investigation instituted by Thomson; all patents were held not infringed and 11 of 14 claims were held invalid
  • Certain Biometric Scanning Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-720: Advised complainant Cross Match in an investigation involving four patents related to biometric scanning devices; the Administrative Law Judge found Cross Match’s patents valid and infringed, and the finding of a violation was upheld by the Commission
  • The Chamberlain Group, Inc. v. GMI Holdings, Inc. and Overhead Door Corporation: Advise defendants GMI Holdings and Overhead Door in an ongoing district court patent litigation involving four patents related to garage door openers
  • Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing, L.P. v. Comcast Corporation, et al.: Advise defendant GEICO in an ongoing district court patent litigation involving four patents related to call processing
  • Automotive Technologies International, Inc. v. Volvo Car Holdings (US), Inc. et al.: Advise defendant Volvo in an ongoing district court patent litigation involving patents related to automotive airbag technology
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