Very sophisticated and responsive.

Chambers USA, 2024

Doug Stewart’s experience spans a wide range of technologies, including computer hardware and software, consumer electronics, image processing and LED technology, data transmission and encryption, telematics, mechanical devices, and chemical and pharmaceutical compounds, among others.

A registered patent attorney, Doug’s practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property and technology litigation and counseling, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and domain names. He litigates patent and other intellectual property disputes in courts throughout the United States, including key patent jurisdictions such as the Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, the District of Delaware, and the Northern and Central Districts of California, with a particular emphasis on assisting international technology companies with U.S. patent issues. Doug also represents companies in Section 337 actions before the International Trade Commission, appeals to the Federal Circuit, and contested administrative proceedings before the PTAB and the TTAB. In addition, Doug represents and advises clients in connection with non-litigated IP issues, including licensing and IP strategy; patent portfolio and prosecution management; technology agreements; patent royalty audits; and related diligence issues.

A frequent lecturer on topics related to patent law and patent litigation, Doug was an adjunct professor at the University of Washington School of Law for ten years where he taught a patent litigation course in the Intellectual Property LLM program and participated in the Summer Institute hosted by the Center for Advanced Study and Research in Innovation Policy.  Doug continues to guest lecture at UW on topics related to patent litigation.