Seth S. Coburn represents clients in complex intellectual property disputes in a variety of high-tech fields such as solid-state lighting, data, telecommunications, software and electronics. In addition to Article III litigation, he litigates post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, representing both the patent owner and the petitioner, as well as Section 337 investigations before the International Trade Commission.
Mr. Coburn also has experience representing clients with trademark and copyright disputes in industries such as hospitality, consumer goods, software and financial services. His experience includes both federal court litigation as well as administrative actions before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Coburn is a cum laude graduate of Boston College Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Hamilton College.
- Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2011
- Hamilton College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006
- Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2021-present
- Verrill Dana LLP
- Partner, 2019-2021
- Associate, 2011-2018
- Federal Trade Commission
- Honors Paralegal, 2006-2008
Maine Bar Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
Boston Patent Law Associate
American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
Civic and Charitable Activities
- Board of Directors
- Quoted, "Duane Morris Welcomes 2 IP Partners To Boston Office," Law360, November 18, 2021
Selected Speaking Engagements
Speaker, “Patent Infringement and Nuisance Lawsuits,” NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association Fall Conference, September 18, 2020