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Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon, 2011
  • Washington, 2015
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2012

Greg Raburn

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.

Representative Experience

Patent services for Fortune 100 e-commerce company

Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed toward cloud-based technologies, cryptographic security techniques, storage, multimedia streaming, and information security. (Ongoing)

Patent services for leading payment services provider

Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed toward machine-learning techniques for identity verification and authorization, credit risk determination, targeted advertising, and user identification. (Ongoing)

Issued patents

Secure Timestamping, U.S. Patent No. 9,443,108. View patent document. (Filed June 27, 2014).

Method for Using Supervised Model to Identify User, U.S. Patent No. 9,355,155. View patent document. (Filed Aug. 19, 2015).

System for Managing and Scheduling Containers, U.S. Patent No. 9,256,467. View patent document. (Filed Nov. 11, 2014).

Network Interface with On-Board Packet Processing, U.S. Patent No. 9,413,783. View patent document. (Filed June 2, 2014).

Additional Qualifications

  • Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, Va., 2012-2014
  • Summer Associate, Mitch Harris, Attorney at Law, Athens, Ga., 2010
  • Software Engineer, MPC Computers (formerly MicronPC, a subsidiary of Micron Technology), Nampa, Idaho, 2008
  • Software Engineer, Micron Technology, Boise, Idaho, 2007
  • Programmer/Analyst, State of Idaho, Boise, Idaho, 2006-2007
  • 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