Walter Egbert is a partner in Foley Hoag's Intellectual Property Department. Walter works with clients in a wide range of technologies, including the cutting-edge integration of health care and medical devices, software, electronics and telecommunications, such as wearable technologies and sensors, implantable prostheses, data integration and processing, optical computing, and diagnostics.
Walter provides strategic advice to large corporations, academic institutions and start-up companies in the development of their patent portfolios and freedom to operate. His practice includes patent prosecution and patent post grant proceedings, litigation, infringement and invalidity opinions, client counseling such as design-around advice and competitive monitoring and analysis, due diligence studies, licensing, and patent prosecution. His patent post-grant experience includes over 25 Inter Partes and Ex Parte reexamination proceedings and appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board. He has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications for high profile pipeline and commercial products.More »