Inge A. Osman

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

Inge Osman is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice.

Ms. Osman’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation in federal district and appellate courts as well as before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). She has extensive experience litigating patent matters in federal courts and in post-grant proceedings before the PTAB. She has counseled clients in devising strategies for parallel proceedings before a district court and the PTAB.

Ms. Osman has significant trial experience, including managing fact and expert discovery, deposing key fact and expert witnesses, and arguing in court. She has successfully represented clients in patent matters involving a wide array of technologies, including:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Antibodies
  • Medical devices
  • Semiconductors
  • Liquid crystal display technologies
  • Biometric scanning devices
  • Information technology
  • Call processing systems

Ms. Osman first joined Latham in 2010 and subsequently returned to Latham in 2014 after completing a clerkship for Judge Kimberly A. Moore of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She received undergraduate degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Duke University.

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 representative experience includes advising:    

  • Certain Liquid Crystal Display Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-749; AU Optronics in a three patent investigation instituted by Thomson. All patents held not infringed and 11 of 14 claims held invalid.
  • Certain Biometric Scanning Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-720; Complainant Cross Match in 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; Defendants GMI Holdings, Inc. and Overhead Door Corporation 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.; 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.; Defendant Volvo in an ongoing district court patent litigation involving patents related to automotive airbag technology.
Thought Leadership
  • “How to Win Section 101 Arguments at the PTAB and the Federal Circuit,” Latham & Watkins Webcast, June 2019
  • “The 2018 Appellate Year in Review,” PTAB Bar Association’s Committee on Appeals from the PTAB, February 2019
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