Gregory G. Johnson

1801 California Street, Suite 3300
Denver, CO 80202
D: 303.357.1644
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Greg Johnson is an intellectual property attorney and Partner with Merchant & Gould’s Denver, Colorado, office. Focusing his practice on patent prosecution, Greg helps start-ups, Fortune 100 companies, and everyone in between to protect their innovations in the present and the future.

Focused on Delivering Solid Patent Prosecution to the Technology Industry

Greg has been working with companies in the tech, electrical and software industries for over 13 years. He continues to serve these companies by providing:

  • Preparation and prosecution of patent and design applications
  • Infringement analysis
  • Freedom-to-operate analysis
  • Reexamination proceedings
  • Litigation support
  • Validity reviews

From partnering with individual businesses to analyzing hundreds of patents for a Fortune 100 software company, Greg’s experience is vast. Over the years, he has prepared and prosecuted patent applications for businesses of all sizes and handled matters in numerous areas, including:

  • Authentication
  • Computer memory (content addressable memory)
  • Database management systems
  • Encryption
  • Gaming machines
  • Graphic user interfaces
  • Medical devices
  • Networking communications and protocols (TCP/IP and other protocols)
  • Telephony devices
  • Operation systems (iOS, Windows, Chrome OS, Android, Linux and webOS)

Background in Software Development

Greg solidifies his experience in technology with a background in software development. Prior to his career as a patent attorney, he worked as a software developer in database software programming. This experience allows him to understand the intricacies involved in software and computer technology.

Greg also possesses a B.S. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University as well as a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Preparing Companies for the Future

To obtain the best protection for your assets, you must have a solid patent for the present and the future. Greg works with his clients to reach the broadest claim possible, protecting what they’re doing now, ten years from now and beyond. From new inventions to updates to current innovation, Greg helps companies protect it all as their company grows.


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D., 2006

Brigham Young University
B.S. Computer Science, 2003


Colorado State Bar, 2008
California State Bar, 2006
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2006

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
California Bar Association
Denver Bar Association