Steve Gruber is a Partner with Neugeboren O’Dowd PC and is a patent attorney registered to practice before the United State Patent and Trademark Office and to practice law in Colorado.
Prior to joining the Firm, Steve was a Patent Agent with Greenberg Traurig and Marsh Fischmann and Breyfogle. Steve’s practice focuses on turning ideas into assets via strategic patent portfolio development and trademark prosecution, with emphasis in electronics, physics, software, and the mechanical arts. He has counseled clients in a wide range of technical disciplines that include telecommunications, power electronics, electronic device physics, RF power sources, photovoltaic power systems and thermal transfer, computer architecture, wafer processing, plasma deposition, induction motors, phase change materials, medical devices, and business methods and software.
Before starting his patent practice, Steve designed, fabricated and tested self-aligning single photon detectors and pulsed fiber lasers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado, and was a researcher at the MIT-Bates Linear Accelerator and at Dartmouth College.
Steve earned degrees in Physics/Engineering and History at Dartmouth where he graduated in 2005, and received his M.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2007. He earned his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2010.
Steve is a mountaineer and former Division I golfer and team captain.