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Greg’s. intellectual property practice is focused on complex patent prosecution and patent-related client counseling. His extensive practice provides for a broad range of intellectual property advisory and litigation services, including domestic and international patent counseling; patent prosecution, opinion work, clearance and strategies; transactional matters related to patents; trademarks, copyrights and licensing issues, as well as overall business methodology. As a result of his strong technical background and vast patent prosecution experience, Gregory is often retained to develop and manage patent portfolios involving various types of sophisticated technology. His uniquely combined experience in engineering, law and business compliment his strong business acumen, enabling him to assist corporate clients in making strategic business decisions regarding their intellectual property assets. He is also often called upon to assist in commercial and intellectual property litigation matters; especially in patent infringement proceedings involving complex electrical or software-based technologies. Gregory regularly counsels clients on infringement and patent validity issues, as well as freedom to operate and conflict avoidance matters.
Gregory has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in such diverse technical areas as cellular infrastructure and handsets, digital and analog circuitry, wireless communication base sites, RF, telephony, circuit-based telephone over cable, cable modems, network protocols, audio devices, CMOS imaging, semiconductors, GPS chips, hardware, software and software-based processes, and mechanical innovations.
His former professional experience includes nine years of working as a software engineer at Motorola, Inc., including their Cellular Infrastructure Group and Multimedia, Information, and Messaging Sector, in addition to Bell Northern Research. Gregory’s engineering expertise includes work with cellular and cable communication systems and handsets, as well as various communication standards and network protocols.
Prior to joining the Apogee Law Group, Gregory was a founding partner at The Eclipse Group LLP, practiced intellectual property law at Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal (Chicago), and served as in-house patent counsel for Motorola, Inc.
Greg is a member of the Chicago Intellectual Property Alliance, Chicago Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law Association, American Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association.
Greg B. Gulliver
B.S., Computer Engineering, University of Michigan, 1988
M.B.A., Olivet Nazarene University, Illinois, 1995
J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois, 1998
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
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U.S. D.C. for the N.D. of Illinois (Trial Bar)
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