DOUGLAS LEWIS
Special Counsel
(312) 857-7073 (312) 857-7073
DOUGLAS LEWIS Special Counsel
Douglas Lewis is a veteran intellectual property litigator, counselor, and problem solver.  He has deep technical knowledge in the fields of telecommunications and computer hardware, software, and networking.

Doug has extensive litigation experience involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets in federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Doug also advises clients on the development and assertion of their patent portfolios.
 
 
Computer Technology

Counsel for a large software company in offensive and defensive patent litigation involving open source software and standard essential patents on video compression in district court and in the International Trade Commission.

Counsel for a large software company in patent litigation involving multiple patents asserted against video conferencing and collaboration software.

Counsel for a large software company in patent litigation involving the JPEG image compression standard.

Counsel for a large software company in patent infringement litigation involving Internet-based voice software.

Telecommunications and Networking

Counsel for a large smartphone maker in offensive and defensive patent litigation involving standard essential patents asserted against competitor LTE smartphones.

Counsel for a large smartphone maker in offensive and defensive inter partes reexaminations (IPRs) involving standard essential patents relating to the LTE standard.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving multiple patents asserted against various aspects of cell phone systems.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving multiple patents asserted against network management and lawful intercept systems in telecommunications networks.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving cell phone systems.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving mobile telecommunications core network systems and Internet protocols.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving E911.

Counsel for a smartphone company in patent litigation involving multiple standard essential patents asserted against competitor smartphones implementing the LTE standard.

Counsel for a large cellular carrier in patent litigation involving 3G cellular phone technology.

Computer Networking

Counsel for a large telecommunications company in patent litigation involving Internet Protocol (IP) television.

Counsel for music delivery services in patent litigation involving Internet streaming music.

Counsel for a large software company in patent and trade secret litigation involving multimedia streaming software.

Other Technologies

Counsel for a wall-board manufacturing company in competitor patent and trade secret litigation involving a process for producing wallboard.

Counsel for a large printing company in patent litigation involving printing technology.

Copyright

Counsel for an engineering design firm in copyright and trade secret litigation involving electrical generation plants.
 

About

Douglas Lewis is a veteran intellectual property litigator, counselor, and problem solver.  He has deep technical knowledge in the fields of telecommunications and computer hardware, software, and networking.

Doug has extensive litigation experience involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets in federal district courts, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Doug also advises clients on the development and assertion of their patent portfolios.
 

Experience

 
Computer Technology

Counsel for a large software company in offensive and defensive patent litigation involving open source software and standard essential patents on video compression in district court and in the International Trade Commission.

Counsel for a large software company in patent litigation involving multiple patents asserted against video conferencing and collaboration software.

Counsel for a large software company in patent litigation involving the JPEG image compression standard.

Counsel for a large software company in patent infringement litigation involving Internet-based voice software.

Telecommunications and Networking

Counsel for a large smartphone maker in offensive and defensive patent litigation involving standard essential patents asserted against competitor LTE smartphones.

Counsel for a large smartphone maker in offensive and defensive inter partes reexaminations (IPRs) involving standard essential patents relating to the LTE standard.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving multiple patents asserted against various aspects of cell phone systems.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving multiple patents asserted against network management and lawful intercept systems in telecommunications networks.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving cell phone systems.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving mobile telecommunications core network systems and Internet protocols.

Counsel for a medium-sized cellular carrier in patent litigation involving E911.

Counsel for a smartphone company in patent litigation involving multiple standard essential patents asserted against competitor smartphones implementing the LTE standard.

Counsel for a large cellular carrier in patent litigation involving 3G cellular phone technology.

Computer Networking

Counsel for a large telecommunications company in patent litigation involving Internet Protocol (IP) television.

Counsel for music delivery services in patent litigation involving Internet streaming music.

Counsel for a large software company in patent and trade secret litigation involving multimedia streaming software.

Other Technologies

Counsel for a wall-board manufacturing company in competitor patent and trade secret litigation involving a process for producing wallboard.

Counsel for a large printing company in patent litigation involving printing technology.

Copyright

Counsel for an engineering design firm in copyright and trade secret litigation involving electrical generation plants.