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Forrest Gothia

Forrest Gothia

Forrest Gothia is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Dallas office.

His practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications relating to the oil and gas industry, including mechanical and chemical technologies. Forrest also prosecutes design applications and helps clients with general IP counseling.

After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in petroleum engineering, Forrest decided to use his experience and knowledge of the oil and gas industry to assist clients in furthering their business objectives by protecting their IP. During his time at Texas A&M University School of Law, Forrest focused his studies in patent law, where he participated in the school’s Patent Clinic drafting patent applications and responding to Office Actions from the USPTO.

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Qualifications

Education

J.D., Texas A&M University School of Law, 2021, magna cum laude, Survey Editor, Journal of Property Law

B.S., Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2018, cum laude

Admissions

Texas

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Publication
Forrest Gothia in Federal Circuit Report on Junker v. Medical Components, Inc
June 15, 2022

Forrest Gothia, an associate in Haynes Boone’s Intellectual Property Practice group, authored an article in the Federal Circuit Report. Read an excerpt below: Recently, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) further explained the “on-sale” bar in Junker v. Medical Components, Inc., Case No. 2021-1649 (Feb. 10, 2022). The case hinged on whether a letter between Larry Junker’s business [...]