Shaun Gregory is an associate attorney of The Marbury Law Group who focuses his practice on patent prosecution and patent counseling for companies in the electronics and computer industries. Mr. Gregory’s technology expertise includes telecommunications systems, computer hardware and software, encryption, digital media and internet technologies, financial technology and lighting infrastructure.
Prior to joining The Marbury Law Group, Mr. Gregory was an associate in the DC office of a mid-sized IP boutique. Prior to and during law school, Mr. Gregory served for five years as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Technology Center 2400, where he examined hundreds of patent applications relating to computer security and cryptography.
Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Gregory spent over fifteen years in the telecommunications and wireless networking industries in increasing roles of responsibility. From 2005-2009, he served as the President of Monitored Networks, LLC, a company for whom he developed security, e-commerce, and web-based applications, deployed and managed local, metropolitan, and wide-area networks, and designed data centers on behalf of clients including start-ups, service providers, educational institutions, financial organizations and government agencies. During Mr. Gregory’s time with Monitored Networks, the company specialized in network systems, unified communication, security, mobility, managed, and certified Cisco and Novell SUSE Linux training for U.S. and foreign customers. Before that, Mr. Gregory was an engineer with Qwest Communications and held positions with Verizon, IBM and Relera. As an engineer, Mr. Gregory designed and deployed storage platforms, built scalable web infrastructure solutions, and constructed wide area networks.
With his deep knowledge and background in the computer science and networking fields, Mr. Gregory frequently assists clients in navigating particularly complex technologies through the patent drafting and prosecution process as well as exploring the freedom to operate and leveraging value through protection and licensing. He has drafted over fifty original patent applications for U.S. clients, prosecuted hundreds of other patent applications, and prepared opinions of counsel. Mr. Gregory is a Member of the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
- University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law (J.D.)
- University of Phoenix (M.B.A.)
- Charter Oak State College (B.S.)
Admissions & Courts
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- District of Columbia
- Registered Patent Attorney
- American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
- Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
- American Bar Association