Nicole Gage is special counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm's Trademark, Copyright & Advertising and IP Litigation Practices and the Technology Industry Team. Ms. Gage has litigation and counseling experience in all aspects of intellectual property. Her experience includes:
Before joining Foley, Ms. Gage was a principal at Fish & Richardson P.C. Her practice focused on intellectual property litigation and counseling. Prior to her legal career, she worked as a process engineer with Mobil Oil Corporation on the improvement of refinery processes.
Ms. Gage has been named consistently in the World Trademark Review's "WTR 1000" directory since 2015. In the 2020 ranking, she is described as “…now maintains a substantial prosecution and portfolio management practice. When disputes arise, she adopts a business-focused approach and takes emotion out of the case, working cooperatively with opposing counsel to bring about win-win resolutions.”
Ms. Gage graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder (B.S., chemical engineering, 1990). She received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (1996), where she was a recipient of the G. Newton Greene Memorial Prize.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Ms. Gage is a member of the International Trademark Association and is a former member of the gTld subcommittee of the Internet Committee and has previously served on the ADR Committee. She is also a member of the Boston Patent Law Association.
Ms. Gage is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.