Douglas S. Weinstein

Partner
Atlanta
191 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3800
Atlanta, GA 30303
D: 404.954.5105
Contact My Assistant
Merri D. Brami
D: 404.954.5038

Education

Franklin Pierce Law Center
    J.D. and Master of Intellectual Property, 1998

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    M.B.A., 1994

Vanderbilt University
    B.E. in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, 1988

Bar and Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Georgia State Bar
Taipei Bar - Foreign Legal Affairs Attorney

Awards & Recognition

Recognized as a leader in the field of intellectual property law by Chambers Global (2011, 2012, 2015, 2016)

Doug Weinstein's intellectual property law practice combines a business background with extensive corporate and engineering experience. He has litigated patent and trade secret cases filed in the United States involving diverse technology areas, including computer networking, financial transactions, semiconductor technology, LCD monitors, power systems, packaging, compilers, and software. His practice also includes patent prosecution and portfolio analysis, as well as providing infringement, validity, and patentability opinions.

Doug concentrates in the areas of electrical, computer, and telecommunications technology as well as business methodology. He has extensive technical experience in general networking technology, wireless networks, spread spectrum communication, second- and third-generation mobile telecommunications systems, industrial controls, internet-based systems and methods, and computer systems.

Doug successfully negotiated cross-licensing agreements on behalf of several major Taiwan companies; defended Taiwan LED companies in the ITC and in the Eastern District of Texas; represented a patent holder against 11 defendants, obtaining favorable settlements with all defendants; represented Hewlett-Packard against charges of copyright infringement and breach of contract, resulting in a finding of summary judgment in favor of HP on all causes of action; and counseled and assisted a major mobile telecommunications company in developing its significant patent portfolio.

Before attending law school, Doug was manager of process controls and instrumentation at U.S. Steel for more than seven years.

Doug is a frequent speaker before the business and legal communities in Taiwan, the U.S., and Asia. He was an adjunct professor at Soochow University School of Law for 2014 and served as an adjunct professor at the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan from 2007 to 2009.


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