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Washington and Lee University, September 27-28, 2019
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Doug Panzer

Caesar Rivise, PC
Registered Patent Attorney / Partner
Philadelphia, PA
Doug is a registered patent attorney and represents clients in matters relating to all areas of intellectual property law. Doug's professional career began in e-commerce/software development, writing code in C++, Java, SQL, and other languages.

For more than 13 years Doug has represented mid-sized and start-up companies in a full array of domestic and international intellectual property matters with special emphasis on trademark protection, prosecution, portfolio management and enforcement. His clients include product and service companies, for whom he provides guidance and legal services to grow and protect their full and diverse lines of branded products and services. Over the years, he has established effective relationships with co-counsel throughout the world to support product companies’ brand expansion efforts and to effect brand protection strategies for his clients facing counterfeiting, trademark infringement, and other forms of unfair competition from third parties.

His full professional career comprising more than 20 years in the software industry, Doug provides his clients with the benefit of his substantial experience in technology related matters. His practice includes negotiating license and service agreements, preparing and filing patent applications, and managing enterprise risk through the preparation and enforcement of policies, including technology usage and trade secret policies. He also maintains a litigation practice in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition.

After earning a B.A. in Economics (1998) and B.S. in Computer Science (1999) from W&L, Doug received his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law.