Gabriel Fitch is a registered patent attorney with a practice focused on obtaining, and enforcing, protection for various forms of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. In particular, his practice involves obtaining patents in technologies related to the fields of electrical, computer, or mechanical engineering. Prior to joining Loza & Loza, Gabe spent many years at a mid-sized IP boutique firm in Pasadena, CA, and clerked at another mid-sized IP boutique firm in Atlanta, GA.
Prior to law school, he was an applications engineer with Intellon Corporation (now a subsidiary of Qualcomm, Inc.); a design engineer and systems programmer with Barr Systems Inc.; and an engineering intern with IBM Corporation, Nortel Networks and Florida Power Corporation (now a subsidiary of Duke Energy).
Gabe has particular knowledge in the areas of in the fields of magnetic storage systems, wireless communications, radar systems, relay design, card readers, semiconductor chip design, networking, software and hardware design, telephone switching and power transmission, distribution and generation. Other areas of experience include communication protocols, power line communications, Windows programming, hardware description languages such as VHDL and Verilog, printed circuit board technologies and layout tools, FCC emissions testing and standards, mainframe communications, programming languages and utility power systems.
Gabe has been a member of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA), the Pasadena Bar Association, and the San Gabriel Valley Bar Association.
“From Napster to Kazaa: What the Recording Industry Did Wrong and What Options are Left”, University of Florida Journal of Technology Law and Policy (9 J. Tech. L. & Pol’y 183, 2004)