Greg Corbett is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Group with over 15 years of experience, including as lead litigation counsel and representing clients in all stages of complex intellectual property and patent litigation, licensing, and client counseling.

Greg has served as lead litigation counsel in multiple matters and he has extensive experience practicing in multiple jurisdictions, including the International Trade Commission, the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, the District of Columbia, and the District of Massachusetts. He also has extensive appellate experience, and has been involved in many appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Greg has experience representing clients in cases involving a wide range of technologies, and in particular, his practice has focused on semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturing technology, microcontrollers, and computer system and internet technology. He also has extensive experience involving chemical products and processes, as well as pharmaceuticals, biotech, and medical device matters.

Greg has been to trial multiple times, has served as lead counsel in multiple matters, has examined primary expert and corporate witnesses before juries, has successfully argued summary judgment and dispositive motions, and has successfully argued at Markman hearings. Prior to joining the firm, Greg was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he had more than ten years of patent and IP litigation experience.

Prior to that, he clerked for the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Edward F. Harrington in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

  • Infineon Technologies AG v. Atmel Corp. (D. Delaware): Represented Infineon in patent infringement action involving 21 patents regarding semiconductor technology. Served as a lead partner on matter. Argued at Markman hearing. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2013.
  • Segway, Inc. and DEKA v. InMotion et al. (ITC): Represent innovator companies DEKA and Segway in ITC investigation involving patents related to control systems and software for personal motor vehicles. Matter is ongoing.
  • Tessera v. Infineon Technologies AG (E.D. Texas): Represented Infineon in patent infringement action involving patents regarding semiconductor technology. Matter settled favorably before trial.
  • Samsung v. ON Semiconductor (D. Delaware): Represented Samsung as DJ plaintiff in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding semiconductor technology. Served as lead partner for affirmative semiconductor patents and damages issues and took and defended primary liability expert witnesses and damages experts; obtained favorable pre-trial settlement.
  • Mosaid v. Infineon Technologies (E.D. Texas): Represented Infineon in patent infringement action regarding semiconductor technology. Case settled favorably.
  • 3D Systems v. Formlabs (S.D.N.Y.): Represented 3D printing technology company Formlabs in patent infringement action involving 8 patents related to 3D printing and related software technology. Served as lead partner. Matter settled successfully in December 2014.
  • ITT/Exelis v. Verizon Wireless, et al. (D. Delaware): Represented Verizon Wireless in patent infringement action regarding cellular and global positioning technology. Served as lead partner for Verizon Wireless; prepared and defended lead corporate witness depositions. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2013.
  • Veveo v. Comcast (D. Massachusetts): Represented Veveo in patent infringement action involving 5 patents related to content search and software technology. Served as a lead partner. Matter settled favorably in 2013.
  • In re Qimonda (E.D. Virginia): Represented Infineon Technologies, IBM, Samsung, and Elpida Memory in multi-defendant/joint defense federal court proceedings (E.D. Virginia Bankruptcy) related to semiconductor patent licensing issues in the context of Chapter 15 Bankruptcy proceedings; prepared and examined senior client witnesses and examined them at trial. Successful bench trial in 2011.
  • EMC Inc. v. Zerto Inc. (D. Delaware): Represent EMC in ongoing patent infringement action involving 5 patents related to storage system and software technology. 
  • Samsung Electronics v. Matsushita/Panasonic Corp. (E.D. Texas): Represented client as defendant and declaratory judgment plaintiff in patent infringement action in Texas regarding chemical process and semiconductor technology. Served as lead partner for two patents; obtained favorable settlement.
  • Walker Digital v. SHL PreVisor et al (D. Delaware): Represented SHL PreVisor in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding software services and products. Served as lead partner on matter. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2012.
  • BTG Inc. v. Bioclon et al. (ITC): Represented specialty pharmaceutical and biotech company BTG in ITC investigation involving patents related to antibody technology. Served as lead partner. Matter settled successfully on eve of trial in September 2014.
  • Alpex et al. v. Zydus (D. Delaware): Represented pharmaceutical companies Alpex and Citius in Hatch Waxman ANDA patent infringement action involving patent related to certain pharmaceuticals. Served as lead partner. Matter settled successfully in December 2014.
  • GlaxoSmithKline v. Mylan (D.N.J.): Represented GSK in a Hatch Waxman ANDA litigation to protect Paxil CR® brand antidepressant; filed a patent infringement action and sought a TRO in federal district court (D. New Jersey). Served as a lead partner; obtained favorable resolution at the pleadings stage.
  • GlaxoSmithKline v. Novartis (D.D.C.): Represented GSK in a Section 146 action in federal district court (District of Columbia) to protect patented GSK chemical products; served as firm’s only lead partner on matter; obtained favorable settlement.
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG v. Terumo Medical (D. Delaware): Represented Braun in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding medical device products. Served as lead partner for liability expert; argued at Markman hearing and examined lead liability expert at jury trial; obtained successful Markman claim construction and favorable jury verdict of infringement and validity in 2012.
  • W.L. Gore v. Bard (D. Delaware): Represented Bard in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding stent graft technology and products.
  • ICU Medical v. B. Braun Medical (N.D. California): Represented Braun patent infringement action in California regarding medical device products; obtained favorable mid-trial settlement.
  • Medpointe Healthcare Inc. v. Hi-Tech Pharmacal (Federal Circuit): Represented Medpointe Healthcase for Federal Circuit appeal and Petition for Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court in patent infringement action regarding pharmaceutical products.
  • BASF, Inc. v. JMI (D. Delaware): Represented BASF in a patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding chemical products. Served as a lead partner; obtained favorable settlement.
  • Honeywell v. Solvay S.A. (Federal Circuit): Represented Honeywell for Federal Circuit appeal in patent infringement action regarding chemical process technology, including drafting appellate briefs.
  • Alcatel-Lucent v. Microsoft et al. (S.D. California): Represented Alcatel-Lucent in a two-month-long patent infringement trial in California regarding computer technology. Served as the lead partner for four patents involving computer system and graphical user interface technology, including the patent that resulted in favorable verdict of infringement and validity. Prepared primary liability expert witness and prepared and examined client corporate witness at trial; obtained favorable $512 million jury verdict; wrote successful post-trial briefing.
  • Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. California Institute of Technology (N.D. California and E.D. Texas): Represented client Intuitive Surgical as declaratory judgment plaintiff and defendant in patent infringement action regarding robotic surgical devices brought in California and Texas; obtained favorable settlement.
  • TCS v. Research in Motion (RIM) (E.D. Virginia): Represented client Research in Motion as defendant in patent infringement action brought in the Eastern District of Virginia regarding wireless internet technology. Served as lead partner for developing non-infringement and damages theories and managing case. Case settled favorably before discovery.
  • InPro II v. Research In Motion (RIM) et al. (Federal Circuit): Represented client Research in Motion for Federal Circuit appeal in patent infringement action regarding wireless email technology. Drafted and revised appellate briefs. Federal Circuit affirmance.
  • Fortune 50 Financial Institution: Represented client for patent advice and prefiling litigation matters involving financial business method patents. Served as lead attorney responsible for prefiling investigation, including claim construction and infringement analysis. Matter settled prior to lawsuit.
  • Microstrategy Inc. v. Gelco Corp. (E.D. Virginia): Represented client as plaintiff in computer software copyright infringement action brought in the Eastern District of Virginia. Primarily responsible for motions for summary judgment and preliminary injunction briefing. Successfully obtained preliminary injunction. Case settled favorably thereafter.
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Association of Former Law Clerks to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Historical Society
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • The Arthur J Gajarsa American Inn of Court
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Executive Editor, Boston College Law Review 

Greg Corbett participated in Wolf Greenfield's 2015 Year in Review: Patent Litigation Webinar - Replay Now Available

Greg Corbett participated in Wolf Greenfield and BPLA's webinar titled "Enforcing and Defending Biotech Patents Before the ITC" - Video Now Available.

Recent News

January 29, 2016

ITC power curtailed

December 19, 2014

Favorable Outcome for BTG in Snake Antivenom ITC Investigation

January 1, 2014

Greg Corbett quoted in Law360 regarding people's desire to rein in non-practicing entities

August 2, 2013

Greg Corbett quoted on ban of older Apple products

June 17, 2013

Greg Corbett quoted in Law360 on pay-for-delay settlements

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Greg Corbett is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Group with over 15 years of experience, including as lead litigation counsel and representing clients in all stages of complex intellectual property and patent litigation, licensing, and client counseling.

Greg has served as lead litigation counsel in multiple matters and he has extensive experience practicing in multiple jurisdictions, including the International Trade Commission, the District of Delaware, the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, the District of Columbia, and the District of Massachusetts. He also has extensive appellate experience, and has been involved in many appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Greg has experience representing clients in cases involving a wide range of technologies, and in particular, his practice has focused on semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturing technology, microcontrollers, and computer system and internet technology. He also has extensive experience involving chemical products and processes, as well as pharmaceuticals, biotech, and medical device matters.

Greg has been to trial multiple times, has served as lead counsel in multiple matters, has examined primary expert and corporate witnesses before juries, has successfully argued summary judgment and dispositive motions, and has successfully argued at Markman hearings. Prior to joining the firm, Greg was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he had more than ten years of patent and IP litigation experience.

Prior to that, he clerked for the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Edward F. Harrington in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

  • Infineon Technologies AG v. Atmel Corp. (D. Delaware): Represented Infineon in patent infringement action involving 21 patents regarding semiconductor technology. Served as a lead partner on matter. Argued at Markman hearing. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2013.
  • Segway, Inc. and DEKA v. InMotion et al. (ITC): Represent innovator companies DEKA and Segway in ITC investigation involving patents related to control systems and software for personal motor vehicles. Matter is ongoing.
  • Tessera v. Infineon Technologies AG (E.D. Texas): Represented Infineon in patent infringement action involving patents regarding semiconductor technology. Matter settled favorably before trial.
  • Samsung v. ON Semiconductor (D. Delaware): Represented Samsung as DJ plaintiff in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding semiconductor technology. Served as lead partner for affirmative semiconductor patents and damages issues and took and defended primary liability expert witnesses and damages experts; obtained favorable pre-trial settlement.
  • Mosaid v. Infineon Technologies (E.D. Texas): Represented Infineon in patent infringement action regarding semiconductor technology. Case settled favorably.
  • 3D Systems v. Formlabs (S.D.N.Y.): Represented 3D printing technology company Formlabs in patent infringement action involving 8 patents related to 3D printing and related software technology. Served as lead partner. Matter settled successfully in December 2014.
  • ITT/Exelis v. Verizon Wireless, et al. (D. Delaware): Represented Verizon Wireless in patent infringement action regarding cellular and global positioning technology. Served as lead partner for Verizon Wireless; prepared and defended lead corporate witness depositions. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2013.
  • Veveo v. Comcast (D. Massachusetts): Represented Veveo in patent infringement action involving 5 patents related to content search and software technology. Served as a lead partner. Matter settled favorably in 2013.
  • In re Qimonda (E.D. Virginia): Represented Infineon Technologies, IBM, Samsung, and Elpida Memory in multi-defendant/joint defense federal court proceedings (E.D. Virginia Bankruptcy) related to semiconductor patent licensing issues in the context of Chapter 15 Bankruptcy proceedings; prepared and examined senior client witnesses and examined them at trial. Successful bench trial in 2011.
  • EMC Inc. v. Zerto Inc. (D. Delaware): Represent EMC in ongoing patent infringement action involving 5 patents related to storage system and software technology. 
  • Samsung Electronics v. Matsushita/Panasonic Corp. (E.D. Texas): Represented client as defendant and declaratory judgment plaintiff in patent infringement action in Texas regarding chemical process and semiconductor technology. Served as lead partner for two patents; obtained favorable settlement.
  • Walker Digital v. SHL PreVisor et al (D. Delaware): Represented SHL PreVisor in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding software services and products. Served as lead partner on matter. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2012.
  • BTG Inc. v. Bioclon et al. (ITC): Represented specialty pharmaceutical and biotech company BTG in ITC investigation involving patents related to antibody technology. Served as lead partner. Matter settled successfully on eve of trial in September 2014.
  • Alpex et al. v. Zydus (D. Delaware): Represented pharmaceutical companies Alpex and Citius in Hatch Waxman ANDA patent infringement action involving patent related to certain pharmaceuticals. Served as lead partner. Matter settled successfully in December 2014.
  • GlaxoSmithKline v. Mylan (D.N.J.): Represented GSK in a Hatch Waxman ANDA litigation to protect Paxil CR® brand antidepressant; filed a patent infringement action and sought a TRO in federal district court (D. New Jersey). Served as a lead partner; obtained favorable resolution at the pleadings stage.
  • GlaxoSmithKline v. Novartis (D.D.C.): Represented GSK in a Section 146 action in federal district court (District of Columbia) to protect patented GSK chemical products; served as firm’s only lead partner on matter; obtained favorable settlement.
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG v. Terumo Medical (D. Delaware): Represented Braun in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding medical device products. Served as lead partner for liability expert; argued at Markman hearing and examined lead liability expert at jury trial; obtained successful Markman claim construction and favorable jury verdict of infringement and validity in 2012.
  • W.L. Gore v. Bard (D. Delaware): Represented Bard in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding stent graft technology and products.
  • ICU Medical v. B. Braun Medical (N.D. California): Represented Braun patent infringement action in California regarding medical device products; obtained favorable mid-trial settlement.
  • Medpointe Healthcare Inc. v. Hi-Tech Pharmacal (Federal Circuit): Represented Medpointe Healthcase for Federal Circuit appeal and Petition for Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court in patent infringement action regarding pharmaceutical products.
  • BASF, Inc. v. JMI (D. Delaware): Represented BASF in a patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding chemical products. Served as a lead partner; obtained favorable settlement.
  • Honeywell v. Solvay S.A. (Federal Circuit): Represented Honeywell for Federal Circuit appeal in patent infringement action regarding chemical process technology, including drafting appellate briefs.
  • Alcatel-Lucent v. Microsoft et al. (S.D. California): Represented Alcatel-Lucent in a two-month-long patent infringement trial in California regarding computer technology. Served as the lead partner for four patents involving computer system and graphical user interface technology, including the patent that resulted in favorable verdict of infringement and validity. Prepared primary liability expert witness and prepared and examined client corporate witness at trial; obtained favorable $512 million jury verdict; wrote successful post-trial briefing.
  • Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. California Institute of Technology (N.D. California and E.D. Texas): Represented client Intuitive Surgical as declaratory judgment plaintiff and defendant in patent infringement action regarding robotic surgical devices brought in California and Texas; obtained favorable settlement.
  • TCS v. Research in Motion (RIM) (E.D. Virginia): Represented client Research in Motion as defendant in patent infringement action brought in the Eastern District of Virginia regarding wireless internet technology. Served as lead partner for developing non-infringement and damages theories and managing case. Case settled favorably before discovery.
  • InPro II v. Research In Motion (RIM) et al. (Federal Circuit): Represented client Research in Motion for Federal Circuit appeal in patent infringement action regarding wireless email technology. Drafted and revised appellate briefs. Federal Circuit affirmance.
  • Fortune 50 Financial Institution: Represented client for patent advice and prefiling litigation matters involving financial business method patents. Served as lead attorney responsible for prefiling investigation, including claim construction and infringement analysis. Matter settled prior to lawsuit.
  • Microstrategy Inc. v. Gelco Corp. (E.D. Virginia): Represented client as plaintiff in computer software copyright infringement action brought in the Eastern District of Virginia. Primarily responsible for motions for summary judgment and preliminary injunction briefing. Successfully obtained preliminary injunction. Case settled favorably thereafter.
  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Association of Former Law Clerks to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Historical Society
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • The Arthur J Gajarsa American Inn of Court
  • Boston Patent Law Association
  • Executive Editor, Boston College Law Review 

Greg Corbett participated in Wolf Greenfield's 2015 Year in Review: Patent Litigation Webinar - Replay Now Available

Greg Corbett participated in Wolf Greenfield and BPLA's webinar titled "Enforcing and Defending Biotech Patents Before the ITC" - Video Now Available.

Recent News

January 29, 2016

ITC power curtailed

December 19, 2014

Favorable Outcome for BTG in Snake Antivenom ITC Investigation

January 1, 2014

Greg Corbett quoted in Law360 regarding people's desire to rein in non-practicing entities

August 2, 2013

Greg Corbett quoted on ban of older Apple products

June 17, 2013

Greg Corbett quoted in Law360 on pay-for-delay settlements