Bracewell LLP

Douglas Stewart

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Practice Areas

Experience spans 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.

Practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property and technology litigation and counseling, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and domain names. Litigates patent and other intellectual property disputes in courts throughout the United States, including key patent jurisdictions, with a particular emphasis on assisting international technology companies with US issues.

Represents companies in Section 337 actions before the ITC, appeals to the Federal Circuit, and contested administrative proceedings before the PTAB, including IPR and CBM petitions, and the TTAB, including opposition proceedings. 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.


Chair, IP Litigation Practice Group

Professional Memberships

US Patent and Trademark Office; Japan-America Society, Board of Directors; Japan-America Society, Past Secretary; King County Bar Association, IP Section, Past Chair, 2011 - 2012


JD, Seattle University School of Law, 2003, magna cum laude; MS, University of Washington, 2000; BS, University of Florida, 1998, honors