Greg assists in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, specializing in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, and biotechnology. In addition, he performs freedom to operate and patentability analyses, due diligence reviews, and provides general intellectual property counseling.

Greg’s technical experience is at the crossroads of organic synthesis, photochemistry, and polymer science. He received his Ph.D. from MIT, where he was a graduate student in Professor Timothy Swager’s laboratory. Greg’s doctoral thesis focuses on the synthesis of fluorescent π-conjugated polymers and dyes and their use in luminescent solar concentrators, as well as the study of phosphorescent heterocyclic molecules.

Throughout his career as a researcher, Greg authored peer-reviewed articles in the journals Advanced Materials, The Journal of Organic Chemistry, and Journal of the American Chemical Society. He is a co-inventor on one filed patent application.

Education and Prior Experience

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry
  • Cornell University, B.A., Chemistry, magna cum laude 

Admissions, Memberships, and Acknowledgements

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2013 -2016

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist for the CGSC Career Panel on Intellectual Property/Law presented by MIT’s Chemistry Department.  (January 2017)


Greg D. Gutierrez was a panelist on the CGSC Career Panel on Intellectual Property / Law presented by MIT’s Chemistry Department on Friday, January 13, 2017.

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