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Gregory Nieberg
Gregory S. Nieberg
Associate
New York +1 212 841 1170 gnieberg@cov.com Download V-card

Gregory Nieberg is a litigator with experience applying his technical expertise to a wide-range of intellectual property matters, especially patent litigations involving complex technologies such as wireless electronics, semiconductor fabrication and device physics, and WiFi and 3G/4G cellular-phone standards and hardware. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants at all stages of litigation, across multiple jurisdictions, including federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, International Chamber of Commerce arbitration, and the USPTO, where Mr. Nieberg is a registered patent agent.

  • Representation of major pharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman litigations against several generic drug manufacturers relating to oral contraceptives.
  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Int’l Chamber of Commerce). Represented Huawei in binding arbitration before an Int’l Chamber of Commerce tribunal to set world-wide FRAND licensing rates for a portfolio of thousands of declared Standard Essential Patents in 50 countries covering both LTE and 3G cellular communication technology.
  • Peregrine Semiconductors, Corp. v. RF Micro Devices, Inc. (District Court). Represented Peregrine in claims and counter-claims of patent infringement, involving design, layout, and fabrication of radio frequency (RF) switches.
  • Linex Technologies, Inc. v. Hewlett-Packard Company et al. (District Court). Represented Hewlett-Packard, in patent infringement litigation involving MIMO wireless communication systems. Matter resolved favorably on summary judgment of non-infringement and invalidity.
  • In the Matter of Certain Wireless Devices with 3G and/or 4G Capabilities and Components Thereof, Investigation No. 337-TA-868 (U.S. International Trade Commission). Represented Huawei Technologies in a multi-patent, multi-respondent infringement litigation involving smartphones, tablets, and access points for 3G and/or 4G cellular standards.
  • In the Matter of Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities and Components Thereof, Investigation No. 337-TA-800 (U.S. International Trade Commission). Represented Huawei Technologies in a multi-patent, multi-respondent infringement litigation involving smartphones, tablets, and access points for 3G cellular standards. Matter resolved on final determination of no violation.
  • In the Matter of Certain Wireless Communication Devices and Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same, Investigation No. 337-TA-775 (U.S. International Trade Commission). Represented leading technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard, in patent infringement litigation involving MIMO wireless communication systems. Matter resolved on Complainant’s withdrawal of complaint shortly before hearing.
  • Analyzed semiconductor patent portfolio of potential acquisition for semiconductor design client.
  • Responded to several U.S.P.T.O. Office Actions for patents relating to financial news data technologies for a leading financial services company.

Pro Bono

  • Representing state prisoner in petition for federal habeas corpus and New York State CPL 440 appeal.
  • Successfully represented woman from Burkina Faso who was seeking asylum in the United States.
  • Advised international NGO for sustainable fisheries on contract and various business matters.
  • Worked with a large Covington team to advise a municipality on simplifying its rules and regulations for small businesses.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • New York City Bar Association

Previous Experience

  • Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic (BLIP) (2010)
  • Hon. Dora L. Irizarry, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Judicial Intern (2009)
  • Hon. Ramon E. Reyes, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Judicial Intern (2008)
  • ZS Associates, Philadelphia, PA, Business Information Specialist (2004-2007)
  • Nanostructures Laboratory, Princeton University, Graduate Research (2002-2003)