Nathan S. Vogler

Associate | Boston | (617) 648-4746
(617) 648-4746

Nathan Vogler is an associate in the firm’s Patent Group. Nathan’s practice concentrates on domestic and international patent prosecution, IP due diligence, IP counseling, IP portfolio management, and IP litigation support including patent infringement and validity determinations.

Nathan has handled matters in all stages of patent prosecution, including new application drafting, office action responses, patent appeals, and continuation and divisional filings. He has drafted and prosecuted patents in various technology areas, including medical devices, polymer chemistry, composite materials, industrial processing, nanotechnology, catalysts, batteries, magnets, consumer electronics, and software. In addition, Nathan has experience handling reexaminations, reissue applications, and supplemental examinations before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

In addition to his patent prosecution experience, Nathan also has considerable experience in adversarial proceedings before the USPTO including inter partesreview proceedings instituted by the America Invents Act. He has experience representing both Petitioners and Patent Owners, and has represented clients in all stages of the proceedings, such as drafting petitions, patent owner responses, expert depositions, and oral hearings before the PTAB.

Representative completed post-grant matters include the following:

  • IPR2017-01312: Successfully defended patent owner HML. The USPTO found all claims patentable in a final written decision.
  • IPR2014-01266, -01313: Defended patent owner HML against two inter partes reviews by different parties, resulting in claim survival or petition denial.

Nathan received his J.D. with high honors from The George Washington University Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member of the George Washington Law Review. He received his B.S. in chemical engineering, with a minor in chemistry, summa cum laude from Purdue University. While in law school, Nathan was a summer associate at Morrison & Foerster.

Nathan is admitted to practice in Virginia and is registered to practice before the USPTO.

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