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Marie T. Smyth is a patent agent with a strong background in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. She prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the areas of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, software, antivirus and malware protection software, mobile computing applications, business systems, and hardware. Her technical knowledge includes device drivers, embedded system design, control software, analog and digital electronics, digital image processing, and virtual reality and augmented reality systems.



  • US Patent 4,444,478 - Hybrid Camera Arrangement (joint inventor).°
  • US Patent 4,375,322 - Full Range Variable Proportional Fill Flash System (joint inventor).°
  • US Patent 4,439,846 - Sonar Rangefinder System (sole inventor).°
  • US Patent 4,299,461 - Exposure and Flash Fire Control System (joint inventor).°
  • US Patent 4,317,620 - Variable Proportional Fill Flash (joint inventor).°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Smyth prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Technology Specialist / Patent Agent Secondee in the Patent Licensing and Open Source Group, Meta, Inc., 2022
  • Polaroid Corporation, 1978-2005
    • Senior Principal Software Engineer – Software Design Department: Scanners, Printers and Digital Cameras, 2000-2005
    • Principal Engineer – Software Design Department: Scanners, Printers and Digital cameras, 1998-2000
    • Principal Engineer – Software Design Department: ID Systems, 1993-1998
    • Principal Engineer – Hardware Design Department, 1988-1993
    • Senior Engineer, 1983-1988
    • Advanced Engineer, 1987-1983

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, 1977-Present


  • M.S.E.E., Computer Engineering, Northeastern University
  • B.S.E.E., State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.