With deep expertise in electrical engineering and computer science, Aaron Gin, Ph.D., helps clients secure intellectual property rights for their innovative technologies. Dr. Gin prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign applications for patents and trademarks. He also advises clients on patent validity, infringement, and patentability.
Dr. Gin is engaged in the biggest debates in the patent law field and has weighed in with several amicus briefs at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He also has experience with inter partes review proceedings.
The son of a chemical engineer and medical technologist, Dr. Gin has always had a passion for cutting-edge science and innovation. After earning his doctorate in electrical engineering, Dr. Gin worked as a Senior Member of Technical Staff at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies and Sandia National Laboratories, where he conducted basic research into material growth, nanoscale fabrication, and characterization of optoelectronic devices. Dr. Gin discovered a new way to grow nanometer-thick multi-layered materials for use in next-generation infrared sensors and is a named inventor on U.S. Patent Nos. 7,755,079 and 8,293,566: Strained-layer superlattice focal plane array having a planar structure.
Dr. Gin is co-Chair of MBHB’s Recruiting Committee and a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Outside of work, he enjoys cheering on and sometimes coaching his three daughters in basketball, soccer, softball, and dance. Dr. Gin is also a recreational runner and has completed the Chicago Marathon on numerous occasions.