Chad E. Gorka


Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Client Counseling, Licensing and Technology Transfer
Reexamination, Post Grant and Inter Partes Review Proceedings


Mechanical Systems Engineer – Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems Co. – 2005 - 2007
Patent Attorney – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. – 2010 - 2019
Patent Attorney – Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. – 2019 - Present


Eagle Scout

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Section

Representative Publications

Gorka, C., (June 25, 2009). “Did You Know . . . Importation Is A Separate Requirement In Section 337 Cases?” ITC 337 Law Blog.
Gorka, C., (June 24, 2011). “Ex parte Brunson,” Patent Appeal Law Blog.
Gorka, C., (September 14, 2011). “Board Overturns Rejection Based On Design Choice As The Basis Was Rebutted and As Not A Mere Rearrangement of Known Elements,” Patent Appeal Law Blog.
Gorka, C., (February 10, 2012). “Board Analyzes the Role of Extrinsic Evidence to Assert Inherent Facts Not Capable of Instant and Unquestionable Demonstration as Being Well-Known in an Inherency Rejection,” Patent Appeal Law Blog.

Gorka, C., (June 21, 2012). “Application of the ‘Capable of’ Test when a Controller with Associated Programming is Claimed,” Patent Appeal Law Blog.


University of Pennsylvania, B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering (2004)
(minors in Material Science Engineering, Mathematics, and Economics)

The John Marshall Law School, J.D. (2010)
(The John Marshall Law Review & Moot Court Honors Council)


Supreme Court of Virginia

Bar Admissions

2010, Virginia
2010, USPTO