Greg Corbett is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation and Post-Grant Groups with more than 15 years of experience, including as lead litigation counsel and representing clients in all stages of complex intellectual property and patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, appellate proceedings, licensing, and client counseling. 

Greg is a first-chair litigation counsel with extensive experience litigating 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, the District of Massachusetts, and the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

Greg has also been actively involved in multiple inter partes review and post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Greg also has extensive appellate experience, including as lead appellate counsel, and has been involved in many appeals before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Supreme Court. 

Greg has experience representing clients in cases involving a wide range of technologies, and in particular, his practice has focused on electronics, computer systems, semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturing technology, microcontrollers, 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, including as lead counsel in a recent trial before the International Trade Commission (six-patent investigation involving computer system technology), a successful jury trial in the District of Delaware (involving medical device technology), and a lengthy patent infringement jury trial involving computer system technology that resulted in a successful jury verdict of infringement and validity. 

As lead counsel, Greg 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.

While in law school, Greg was the Executive Editor of the Boston College Law Review.

  • ITT/Exelis v. Verizon Wireless, et al. (D. Delaware) (2011-2013): Represented Verizon Wireless, with co-defendant Qualcomm, in patent infringement action regarding global positioning system (GPS) technology. Lead partner for Verizon Wireless. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2013.
  • Fujifilm v. Sony (ITC) (2016-present): Represent Sony as lead litigation partner in ongoing ITC investigation involving multiple patents related to magnetic tapes and computer system technology.
  • Zircore v. Straumann (2015-present) (E.D. Tex.): Represent Straumann as lead litigation partner in patent infringement action involving software and dental component technology.
  • Solarflare v. Exablaze (2016-present) (D.N.J.): Represent Solarflare as lead litigation counsel in multi-patent infringement action involving network interface technology.
  • AthenaHealth v. Carecloud (2016-2017) (CAFC): Represented AthenaHealth as lead appellate counsel in Federal Circuit appeal from PTAB post-grant proceedings involving computer system technology.
  • Segway, Inc. and DEKA v. InMotion et al. (2015-2016) (ITC): Represent innovator companies DEKA and Segway in ITC investigation, as lead litigation partner, involving patents related to control systems and software for personal motor vehicles.
  • EMC v. Zerto (2012-2015) (D. Delaware): Represented EMC in multi-patent infringement action re storage system, network, and computer technology. Successful jury verdict.
  • 3D Systems v. Formlabs (2013-2014) (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 late 2014.
  • Infineon Technologies AG v. Atmel Corp. (2011-2013) (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.
  • In re Qimonda (2010-2012) (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.
  • Veveo v. Comcast (2013) (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.
  • Alcatel-Lucent v. Microsoft et al. (2007-2011) (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. Successful jury verdict.
  • Walker Digital v. SHL PreVisor et al (2011-2012) (D. Delaware): Represented SHL PreVisor in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding software services and products. Served as lead partner. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2012.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BTG v. Bioclon et al (2013-2014) (ITC): Served as lead partner representing BTG in ITC investigation involving patents related to antibody technology. Matter settled successfully on the eve of trial in 2014.
  • Alpex et al. v. Zydus (2013-2014) (D. Delaware): Represented pharmaceutical companies Alpex and Citius as lead partner in Hatch-Waxman ANDA patent infringement action involving patent related to certain pharmaceuticals. 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 (2009-2010) (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 lead partner on matter; obtained favorable settlement.
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG v. Terumo Medical (2009-2012) (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 (2011-2012) (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.
  • 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 US 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
  • Named to the 2017 list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers
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Greg Corbett is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation and Post-Grant Groups with more than 15 years of experience, including as lead litigation counsel and representing clients in all stages of complex intellectual property and patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, appellate proceedings, licensing, and client counseling. 

Greg is a first-chair litigation counsel with extensive experience litigating 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, the District of Massachusetts, and the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

Greg has also been actively involved in multiple inter partes review and post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Greg also has extensive appellate experience, including as lead appellate counsel, and has been involved in many appeals before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Supreme Court. 

Greg has experience representing clients in cases involving a wide range of technologies, and in particular, his practice has focused on electronics, computer systems, semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturing technology, microcontrollers, 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, including as lead counsel in a recent trial before the International Trade Commission (six-patent investigation involving computer system technology), a successful jury trial in the District of Delaware (involving medical device technology), and a lengthy patent infringement jury trial involving computer system technology that resulted in a successful jury verdict of infringement and validity. 

As lead counsel, Greg 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.

While in law school, Greg was the Executive Editor of the Boston College Law Review.

  • ITT/Exelis v. Verizon Wireless, et al. (D. Delaware) (2011-2013): Represented Verizon Wireless, with co-defendant Qualcomm, in patent infringement action regarding global positioning system (GPS) technology. Lead partner for Verizon Wireless. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2013.
  • Fujifilm v. Sony (ITC) (2016-present): Represent Sony as lead litigation partner in ongoing ITC investigation involving multiple patents related to magnetic tapes and computer system technology.
  • Zircore v. Straumann (2015-present) (E.D. Tex.): Represent Straumann as lead litigation partner in patent infringement action involving software and dental component technology.
  • Solarflare v. Exablaze (2016-present) (D.N.J.): Represent Solarflare as lead litigation counsel in multi-patent infringement action involving network interface technology.
  • AthenaHealth v. Carecloud (2016-2017) (CAFC): Represented AthenaHealth as lead appellate counsel in Federal Circuit appeal from PTAB post-grant proceedings involving computer system technology.
  • Segway, Inc. and DEKA v. InMotion et al. (2015-2016) (ITC): Represent innovator companies DEKA and Segway in ITC investigation, as lead litigation partner, involving patents related to control systems and software for personal motor vehicles.
  • EMC v. Zerto (2012-2015) (D. Delaware): Represented EMC in multi-patent infringement action re storage system, network, and computer technology. Successful jury verdict.
  • 3D Systems v. Formlabs (2013-2014) (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 late 2014.
  • Infineon Technologies AG v. Atmel Corp. (2011-2013) (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.
  • In re Qimonda (2010-2012) (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.
  • Veveo v. Comcast (2013) (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.
  • Alcatel-Lucent v. Microsoft et al. (2007-2011) (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. Successful jury verdict.
  • Walker Digital v. SHL PreVisor et al (2011-2012) (D. Delaware): Represented SHL PreVisor in patent infringement action in federal district court in Delaware regarding software services and products. Served as lead partner. Matter settled favorably before trial in 2012.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • BTG v. Bioclon et al (2013-2014) (ITC): Served as lead partner representing BTG in ITC investigation involving patents related to antibody technology. Matter settled successfully on the eve of trial in 2014.
  • Alpex et al. v. Zydus (2013-2014) (D. Delaware): Represented pharmaceutical companies Alpex and Citius as lead partner in Hatch-Waxman ANDA patent infringement action involving patent related to certain pharmaceuticals. 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 (2009-2010) (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 lead partner on matter; obtained favorable settlement.
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG v. Terumo Medical (2009-2012) (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 (2011-2012) (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.
  • 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 US 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
  • Named to the 2017 list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers