Greg Raburn focuses his practice on the procurement of patent assets. He advises clients on patentability and provides validity, infringement, and freedom-to-practice opinions. His practice includes patent prosecution in electrical and software technologies, such as cloud computing, information security, storage systems, virtualization, cryptographic solutions, blockchain technology, and cryptocurrency.
Before joining Davis Wright Tremaine, Greg worked as a software engineer and a patent examiner. As an engineer, Greg worked for one of the world’s top five semiconductor manufacturers and its subsidiaries for over 11 years.
During that time, he designed, coded, tested, and implemented web and database applications for engineering and other internal departments, managed teams of software engineers, mechanical engineers, technicians, and technical writers. Greg was also an inventor on two issued patents.
As a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Greg examined patent applications for computer graphics processing and visual display systems, encountering technologies related to augmented reality, image processing, object processing, computer animation, graphics memory, and graphics processing hardware and software.
- Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Va., 2012-2014
- Software Engineer, MPC Computers (formerly MicronPC, a subsidiary of Micron Technology), Nampa, Idaho, 2008
- Software Engineer, MPC Computers (formerly MicronPC, a subsidiary of Micron Technology), Nampa, Idaho, 2005-2006
- Software Development Engineer, Lionbridge Technologies, Boise, Idaho, 2003-2005
- Engineering Department Manager, MicronPC (a subsidiary of Micron Technology), Nampa, Idaho, 1993-2002
Professional & Community Activities:
- Region 8 Representative, House of Delegates, Oregon State Bar, 2017-present
- American Bar Association, 2011-present
- American Intellectual Property Law Association, 2011-present
- Washington State Patent Law Association, 2014-present
- King County Bar Association, 2015-present
- Malheur County Bar Association, 2016-present
- J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, 2011, cum laude
- Notes Editor, Journal of Intellectual Property Law
- Intellectual Property Society
- Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity
- B.S., Computer Engineering, Oregon State University, 1992
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