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Greg Gulliver

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Patent attorney Gregory Gulliver is a founding member of AddyHart P.C. His intellectual property practice is focused on complex patent prosecution and patent-related client counseling. He also is an experienced litigator, including cases in both state and federal courts.

Gulliver provides 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, and 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. He uniquely combines engineering, law, and business acumen, enabling him to assist corporate clients in making strategic decisions regarding their intellectual property assets.

Gulliver also assists in commercial and intellectual property litigation, especially in patent infringement proceedings involving complex electrical or software-based technologies. He regularly counsels clients on infringement and patent validity issues, as well as freedom-to-operate matters and conflict avoidance. He 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, big data processing, blockchain, GPS chips, hardware, software and software-based processes, and mechanical innovations.

Gulliver’s former professional experience includes nine years as a software engineer at Motorola, Inc., including within its Cellular Infrastructure Group and its Multimedia, Information, and Messaging Sector, and at Bell Northern Research. His engineering expertise includes work with cellular and cable communication systems and handsets, as well as various communication standards and network protocols.

Prior to joining AddyHart P.C., Gulliver was a founding member of the Eclipse Group LLP. He has also practiced intellectual property law at Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal (now Dentons), and at Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon (now Locke Lord).

Gulliver is an editor of the Supplement for Chapter 10: Patents and the Internet in BNA’s IP Law in Cyberspace, which addresses patentable subject-matter under 35 U.S.C. §101 before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Sessions with Greg Gulliver

01:00 PM EST
January 25, 2022

Tactics & Strategies for Avoiding it All

Once an IPR has been filed the patent owner is afforded the opportunity to file a preliminary response. At this point, however, disputes will be viewed in a light most favorable to the petitioner (see 37 CFR 42.108(c)), which means the patent owner faces an uphill battle. The nature of the burden at this stage can and often does dictate…

Greg Gulliver
Matt Johnson
Michael Rosato

11:00 AM EST
January 26, 2022

Fighting Fire with Fire: Effectively Using Motions, Discovery & Experts to Make Your Case

In the trenches of PTAB trials, there are the day-to-day decisions that can turn the tide in favor of a party. What are these critical cross-examination and motion techniques?  Is there an effective use of Motions to Exclude?  What do you look for in an expert? What discovery if any should you expect, and what secondary considerations might patent owners…

James Davis
Kevin Laurence
Greg Gulliver