Greg Corbett is the Chair of Wolf Greenfield’s Litigation Practice and a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation and Post-Grant Practices with over 20 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 litigator with extensive experience litigating in multiple jurisdictions, including the International Trade Commission (ITC), the District of Delaware, the Western, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, the Northern District of Illinois, the District of Columbia, and the District of Massachusetts.
Greg has also been actively involved in multiple inter partes review (IPR) and other post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Greg also has extensive appellate experience, including as lead appellate counsel, 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 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 many times, including as lead counsel in four recent trials before the ITC (multi-patent investigations involving computer system technologies), 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 Wolf Greenfield, Greg was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he had more than 10 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.
"He is very persuasive and likeable. Regarding judges and juries, he is able to read the room. He is a super-smart lawyer who covers all aspects of trial practice and is always prepared."
"He’s a really talented and smart lawyer. He knows how to present a case to a judge or jury in a manner that makes them like him and the position that he’s arguing."