Seth Coburn


  • Seth Coburn
  • Phone: +1 857 488 4277
    Fax: +1 857 401 3025

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    100 High Street, Suite 2400
    Boston, MA 02110-1724

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.


  • Massachusetts
  • Maine


  • 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

Professional Activities

  • Maine Bar Association

  • Cumberland County Bar Association

  • Boston Patent Law Associate

  • American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • WinterKids
    - Board of Directors

Media Hits

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Patent Infringement and Nuisance Lawsuits,” NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association Fall Conference, September 18, 2020