Professional Biography

Martin E. Gilmore Partner

  • Austin

    D +1.737.256.6118

    F +1.737.256.6300


    405 Colorado St., Suite 1700

    Austin, TX 78701


  • New York

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    F +1.212.977.1649

    New York

    1155 Avenue of the Americas, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY 10036-2711




Martin Gilmore is an experienced litigator focusing on intellectual property matters and complex commercial disputes. He represents clients in patent, trademark and trade dress, trade secret and unfair competition matters, as well as in commercial litigation throughout the nation. Representative of his counsel are such recent successes as helping to obtain dismissal of a patent infringement suit against several video streaming pioneers, obtaining an injunction for a client in a trade secret dispute, and defending a gaming company’s patent in post-grant review proceedings.

Martin has advised clients in an array of technical fields, including in semiconductor design, server technology, streaming video, smart phones, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, digital signal processing, digital cameras, media systems, wireless communications and networking, voice recognition systems and website design tools. Martin earned degrees in biomedical and electrical engineering, with a master’s in electrical engineering, all of which support his counsel on a variety of patent matters in the electro-mechanical, biological and chemical arenas. 

In addition, Martin works with our corporate trust group, where he uses his experience with financial institutions to advise on commercial disputes for trustees. He serves as counsel to the Indenture Trustee or Agent in multiple cases and currently advises a major bank on a number of significant litigations.

Martin’s litigation experience includes leading a federal jury trial to verdict as well as representing clients in civil and criminal investigations. 

Experienced in soft IP, Martin has also enforced client rights in trademark and trade dress disputes involving publishing, digital advertising, vehicle design and a variety of consumer services. 

Martin has maintained an active pro bono practice throughout his career, including multiple arguments and hearings in federal district court, successful appeals in the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and negotiated resolutions to family court disputes.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a leader in Patexia’s Patent Litigation Intelligence Report, 2021
  • New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2014 - 2018

Related Employment

  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP; Counsel, 2014 - 2016; Associate/Senior Associate, 2007 - 2009, 2010 - 2014


  • Hon. Loretta A. Preska, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York





Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007, Member, Fordham Urban Law Journal
  • Vanderbilt University, M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, 2005
  • Vanderbilt University, B.E., Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, cum laude, 1999