Greg Hopewell

US Patent Attorney
Greg Hopewell bio
“There is no innovation and creativity without failure.”
Brené Brown


Greg's counsels on patent matters in a wide variety of technical fields, including software, electromechanical devices, medical devices, financial systems, mechanical devices, and more.  Greg has drafted and supervised expanding portfolios in business-critical technologies for technology giants and one-man startups alike, including U.S. and global patent prosecution.  Technical areas of special expertise include computer modeling/machine learning, autonomous vehicles, computer vision, cloud computing, advertising, encryption, distributed ledger technologies, and gaming.

In addition to patent acquisition, Greg has advised on all aspects of patent analysis and contested proceedings.  Greg's experience includes patent infringement and invalidity studies and related negotiation as well as freedom-to-operate studies.  Greg's transactional experience includes leading a 5-person team advising on a 9-figure acquisition in which a “no-stone unturned” patent and technical analysis was crucial to successful close.. Greg has also driven several adversarial proceedings, including preparing successful summary judgment briefs and representing clients in both inter partes and post-grant review proceedings before the U.S. Patent Office,

Greg has previously worked for over a decade with patent groups in prominent U.S. firms advising companies of all sizes.  Before law school, Greg worked as a computer engineer with a medical device company.


JD, Georgetown University Law School
BEng, Computer Engineering, cum laude, Case Western Reserve Univ. , minor in Social Psychology


State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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