Gregory D. Gutierrez, Ph.D.

Gregory D. Gutierrez, Ph.D.
+1 617 305 8070

Dr. Gregory Gutierrez is an associate in Goodwin’s Life Sciences and Technology groups. He joined Goodwin in 2017.

Greg advises companies of various sizes on intellectual property matters for life sciences and chemical innovations.  His practice includes the design and implementation of global patent estates for product life cycles, patent validity analyses, evaluating competitive landscapes and freedom-to-operate, and intellectual property due diligence for financings, IPOs, and M&A.  


Greg’s experience includes developing patent strategies for pharmaceuticals, small molecule therapeutics, Medtech, drug delivery, and polymers for next-generation devices.  He has worked extensively with clients to build patent portfolios for drug candidates across various stages of clinical development, including multiple FDA-approved products.  Greg was previously a science advisor and law clerk at Goodwin.  He received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from MIT, where his research was directed toward the synthesis of luminescent organic molecules for solar energy applications.

Professional Activities

Greg is a member of the Boston Bar Association.




Suffolk University Law School

PhDOrganic Chemistry2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Cornell University

(magna cum laude with Distinction)



  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Recognition & Awards

During graduate school, Greg was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.