Gregory L. Thorne


  • J.D., with honors from St. John’s Law School
  • B.S., in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook
Greg, a registered U.S. patent attorney for over 20 years, received his J.D. with honors from St. John’s Law School and also holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, with course concentrations in microprocessor and digital design.

Prior to law school, Greg held the title of Senior Engineer with Grumman Aerospace Corporation where he worked for over 11 years as an electrical engineer and became a recognized expert in software modeling of complex electronic systems, analog and digital signal processing, circuit design and integration, microprocessor control systems, video signal processing, electronic countermeasures, test program integration and expert systems, and provided instruction and technical support in that capacity. Since 1995, he has been intimately involved in all aspects of the intellectual property law field. Prior to establishing their intellectual property law firm as a founding partner, Greg practiced intellectual property law as a Senior Intellectual Property Counsel at Philips and as an associate at a Long Island law firm and a prominent New York City intellectual property firm.

Areas of expertise include user interaction and interfaces; medical imaging and instrumentation including image guided therapy and robotics, diagnostic imaging,  and medical data systems, diagnostic systems; domestic appliances including coffee machines and shavers; Computer Vision systems; display systems; recommenders and user profiling; wired and wireless applications including telecommunication applications; digital watermarking and encryption; wired and wireless in-home network applications; consumer electronics services, applications and direct user interaction; software services and applications; mobile computing interfaces and applications; digital and analog signal processing; software modeling of electronic systems; microprocessor control; expert systems; computer hardware and software control; RFID systems; semiconductors; displays; imaging; communication systems; consumer electronics; memory systems; mechanical systems; digital signal transmission and encoding; data scanning.