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Greg is Head of SGR's IP Practice and serves as patent counsel to clients ranging from multinational corporations to start-ups and universities. His practice encompasses the range of patent law, including patent procurement, strategic patent portfolio development, patent opinions, post grant proceedings, licensing, and patent litigation. He has prepared and obtained patents for inventions spanning the full range of technologies, including software; business methods; electronics; computer, communications and medical technology; analog and digital circuitry; mechanics; and electromechanics. Greg has experience overseeing and pursuing patent protection in patent offices throughout the world, utilizing patent treaties, in coordination with foreign patent counsel.


Adjunct Professor of Patent and IP Law (Emory University School of Law; Washington University School of Law-St. Louis).

Chambers USA - Intellectual Property (2007-2013, 2015-2019).

The Best Lawyers in America - Patent Law (2007-2017, 2019, 2020).

Georgia Super Lawyers.

Georgia Trend - Legal Elite.

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Georgia, IP Section.

American Bar Association, IP Section.

American-Israel Chamber of Commerce-Southeast.


Frequent speaker at national and international conferences on IP topics and contributed patent law chapters in two books.


Washington University School of Law (J.D.); University of Iowa College of Engineering (B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering).