S. Gregory Herrman
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Greg Herrman focuses his practice on patent litigation and patent prosecution. He has represented clients in district court, in post-grant proceedings at the PTAB, and on appeal at the Federal Circuit. His practice has embraced a wide range of technologies, including software, cloud computing, medical devices, semiconductors, digital imaging, cellular communications and network security.
Mr. Herrman has been to trial several times and has experience arguing before district courts and PTAB. He has negotiated resolution on behalf of several clients to avoid costly litigation. He also counsels clients on patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret issues.
Mr. Herrman is active in Blank Rome’s pro bono program that represents veterans needing VA benefits, successfully obtaining benefits in several cases.
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Herrman worked for ten years as a software engineer, developing business process, database, and graphic simulation software.
During law school Mr. Herrman served as an associate editor of the Catholic University Law Review. He earned his master of science in computer science from George Washington University and his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama.
- Successfully represented SSL in asserting its patent against Citrix where jury found patent to be valid and willfully infringed. SSL Services, LLC v. Citrix Systems, Inc. et al., 2:08-cv-00158, Eastern District of Texas (Marshall)
- Successfully represented LG against charges that its smartphone antennas infringed ITRI patents. Industrial Technology Research Institute v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al, 3:14-cv-02834, Southern District of California (San Diego)
- Successfully represented LG in patent infringement lawsuit involving mobile hotspot technology on LG smartphones. Concinnitas LLC et al. v. LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc., 2:14-cv-1043, Eastern District of Texas (Marshall)
- Successfully defended MicroPact against charges of infringement of patent covering EEO compliance software. Bashen Corporation v. MicroPact, Inc.. 4:12-cv-01566, Southern District of Texas (Houston)
- Successfully represented SAP against charges of infringing cloud computing patents, including copending inter partes reviews at the PTAB. Clouding IP, LLC v. SAP AG et al., 1:13-cv-01456, District of Delaware
- Successfully defended National Student Clearinghouse in patent infringement action brought by competitor. Credentials, Inc. v. National Student Clearinghouse, 2:08-cv-6, Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk)