Gilbert T. Smolenski

Senior Associate

Gilbert T. Smolenski advises clients on a variety of intellectual property issues, including litigation, post-grant proceedings, and patent prosecution. Mr. Smolenski is well versed in a variety of technologies, ranging from medical devices to network security and telecommunications.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Smolenski was an associate at another law firm in Washington DC where he handled a variety of intellectual property matters, including district court litigation, Federal Circuit appeals, post-grant proceedings, and portfolio management, among others. Previously, Mr. Smolenski was a judicial extern for the Honorable Mark Davis of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.


  • Education

    • JD, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2019

      magna cum laude

      Notes and Comments Editor, Wake Forest Law Review

      E. McGruder Faris Memorial Award

    • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, 2016

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

    • US Patent and Trademark Office