Gregory W. Harper
Gregory W. Harper is a partner with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Staas & Halsey LLP. Mr Harper studied marine engineering with a concentration in nuclear engineering at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy where he graduated Cum Laude. He received his law degree from American University, where he was a staff member on the International Law Review. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Harper is engaged in the preparation and prosecution of patent application in the electrical, mechanical and electromechanical areas. His practice is also engaged in licensing and post grant proceedings including reexamination.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Harper worked as an engineer at a naval architecture firm, as an engineering officer aboard merchant vessels and, during law school, as a patent agent, while also serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1997-2002. Mr. Harper lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and three children.
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