Gus Siller’s clients get two for the price of one: an experienced counselor who understands how to develop successful intellectual property portfolios, and a formidable litigator who defends those portfolios powerfully in court. His background in computer, electrical and mechanical engineering is invaluable to companies involved in analog and digital technology, medical devices, computer design, semiconductor technology, expert systems, software related technology, conveyor devices and packaging technology. Gus is also a licensed patent attorney with experience in patent prosecution and interference practice.
As a litigator, Gus has defended clients against infringement claims by both competitors and NPEs. He is experienced at helping companies decide when to litigate and when to settle, and in executing individualized dispute-resolution strategies for best results.
Gus has developed a particular niche helping Asian companies navigate U.S. intellectual property protection laws. He works with companies from Korea, Japan and China to identify and minimize the risks of bringing sophisticated technology to U.S. markets. Gus supervises portfolios containing thousands of new patents each year, protecting innovation against infringement and leveraging it through licensing and other transactions.
Since 2005, Gus has been recognized annually as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation.