Greg Grace is a registered patent attorney with almost ten years of experience. He concentrates his practice in drafting and prosecuting patent applications both domestically and internationally. Greg also has experience with client counseling regarding invalidity opinions and non-infringement opinions. Greg has experience working with inventors and making patent application filing recommendations. He also has experience working with entrepreneurs and large corporations performing freedom to operate opinions.
Greg’s prosecution experience includes computer software, computer architecture, wireless networks including 3GPP and 802.11, business methods, financial business methods, electro-mechanical control systems, and chip manufacturing. Greg has worked with many of the top technology companies in the world as well as with many start-ups. Greg has extensive experience drafting PCT patent applications and prosecuting patent applications before many foreign patent offices including the EPO, Korea, Japan, China, and Canada. Greg has experience writing claim charts that map claims to standards such as 3GPP and IEEE 802.11.
Prior to joining Schwegman, Greg worked for large intellectual property boutique firms and an AM LAW 100 general practice firm. Prior to becoming an attorney, Greg was a software developer for various companies, a venture capitalist, and a product manager for the wireless division of Siemens AG in Munich, Germany.
The George Washington University Law School
Washington, D.C., J.D.
Chris Bartok Award for Excellence in Patent Law
M.S., Computer Science
Graduated top 10% of class
B.S., Computer Science
University of Illinois and Georgetown University
Elected to Phi Kappa Phi
Graduate work in business and computer science
District of Columbia
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Pennsylvania Bar Association