U.S. District Courts for Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Second Circuits
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gates was a litigation associate at the Vermont law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC.
- Mr. Gates is the chair of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Section (2013-2014). Previously, he served as the Section’s clerk and acting vice president (2012-2013).
- While attending law school, Mr. Gates was the editor-in-chief of the Penn State Environmental Law Review, an active member of the ATLA Trial Competition Team, received the ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law and the CALI Award for Highest Grade in Environmental Litigation.
- J.D., cum laude, The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, 2005
- B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2002
Recent Articles and Publications:
Intellectual Property Law: Reasons to Litigate Patent Disputes in the District of NH
New Hampshire Bar News, June 21, 2013
Intellectual Property Law: Severance Of Patent Litigation Defendants in a Post-AIA Legal Landscape
New Hampshire Bar News, June 15, 2012
Intellectual Property Law (First Circuit Decisions)
Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Editions
Zachary Gates co-authored a chapter of this annual publication.
Obeying the ‘Speed’ Limit
13 PENN. ST. ENVTL. L. REV. 173, 2005
Framing the Appropriate Role of EPA Criminal Enforcement Actions against Clandestine Drug Laboratory Operators in Light of the Methamphetamine Anti-Proliferation Act of 2000
American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Webinar, 11.1.2013
Topic: Litigating Valuation Issues: Make Sure It's Worth Something If You're Going to Fight About It
Lakes Creative Economy Program, 10.22.2013
Location: Laconia, NH
Topic: Intellectual Property Basics
American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting, 4.6.2013
Location: Washington, D.C.
Topic: Valuation Considerations In Intellectual Property Litigation
Boston Bar Association Event, 12.8.2011
Location: Boston, MA
Topic: Basics of Intellectual Property Practice
West LegalEdcenter Webinar, 6.22.2011
Topic: Patent Infringement after the Global-Tech Supreme Court Decision