BALTIMORE, MD—Richard Gregson, an intellectual property attorney with more than 25 years of experience, has joined Baker Donelson as of counsel in the Baltimore office.
Mr. Gregson’s experience includes patent prosecution of U.S. applications for electrical and mechanical systems, computer software, and medical devices. He also works with clients to develop and analyze patent portfolios and assist in patent assertion investigations. His clients operate in industries such as aerospace, computer sciences, electronics, and telecommunications.
Mr. Gregson spent more than a decade working as senior patent counsel for a multinational information technology services and consulting company, where his efforts included assisting in identification/preparation of invention disclosures; managing outside counsel’s preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications; and supporting the company’s nondisclosure agreements, licensing agreements, and intellectual property sales agreements.
Prior to his career in the legal profession, Mr. Gregson worked as a computer engineer in an embedded computer systems group at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
A graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, Mr. Gregson is admitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and previously served as a patent examiner for the USPTO.