Inventors and manufacturers turn to Gary Montle knowing that he understands their products and how to protect their intellectual property. As a patent lawyer and former Field Service Engineer, Gary has more than twenty years of hands-on experience working with the technology he protects. He utilizes this experience to prepare and prosecute patents for a variety of electrical products, controls, and software applications.
Gary’s career as an engineer before law school gave him international experience on multiple continents, which served him well as an intern at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. He uses that experience now to advise clients on patent protection and prosecution strategies in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, in addition to the United States.
Gary is active in the legal community as a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Nashville Bar Association, and in the Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association where he served as President from 2018-2019.
Even with coaching his three boys’ various baseball teams, Gary has made time to learn the meaning behind every different-colored lightsaber.