Gregory M. Huffman

Overview

Gregory M. Huffman is a partner with MBHB. Mr. Huffman provides legal and technological advice in support of all phases of patent and trademark prosecution. He supports both Fortune 500 companies and startups that span a diverse range of technologies, and has helped clients pursue patent rights by drafting well over 100 patent applications in a wide variety of electrical and mechanical disciplines.

Examples of Mr. Huffman’s technical experience in the computer hardware and software fields relate to mobile devices and operating systems, Internet of Things devices, telecommunications, 3D object data modeling, robotics, autonomous vehicles, Internet gaming, non-destructive testing, and semiconductors.

Examples of Mr. Huffman’s technical experience in the mechanical and materials fields relate to medical injection devices, aerospace systems, and power tools.

Mr. Huffman joined MBHB as a technical advisor in 2011.  He attended law school evening classes while maintaining his full-time position at the firm.

Prior to joining MBHB, Mr. Huffman held a variety of technical intern, research, and engineer positions. While attending Northwestern University, he worked as a co-op student for GE Aviation and held an undergraduate research position in a photonics and optoelectronics lab.  Mr. Huffman also worked as an RF engineer for ITT Information Systems.

 

Education
  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law,

    Magna Cum Laude; Member, Chicago-Kent Law Review

  • B.S., Northwestern University,

    Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude

Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
  • Illinois
Memberships
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Legal Project Management Interest Group
  • Gigi’s Playhouse
    • Math/Literacy Tutor

Experience

  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications for a Fortune 100 company specializing in software, cloud computing, robotics, aerial vehicles, and autonomous vehicles.
  • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications directed to wireless communications systems, networks, and protocols for a Fortune 100 communications service provider.
  • Representing an international research institute to prepare and prosecute patent applications directed to semiconductor and optoelectronic devices.
  • Building and managing patent and trademark portfolios for several startup companies.
  • Prosecuting patent applications directed to medical devices for a multinational pharmaceutical company.

Published Articles

“Video-streaming Records and the Video Privacy Protection Act: Broadening the Scope of Personally Identifiable Information to Include Unique Device Identifiers Disclosed with Video Titles,” Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 91, 2016.