Gerald R. Black has significant corporate experience
as an intellectual property attorney: as Associate Patent Counsel at
Borg-Warner Automotive, Inc.; and as a Patent Attorney and with the Battelle
Memorial Institute (Licensing Division) and Rockwell International Corp.
(Aerospace Division). In the private sector,
he was formerly “Of Counsel” with Dykema Gossett, and he currently has a private practice. He has as been
admitted to practice in Michigan, California, Ohio,
and the U.S. Patent Office. Mr. Black has presented
one-day seminars for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), entitled “Global
Patent Perspectives.” He has written a
book about online patent searching. HE specializes in working with start-ups and managing global patent portfolios.