Doug Hamilton

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Doug Hamilton is a registered patent attorney practicing intellectual property law for Hamilton, DeSanctis & Cha LLP in Denver, Colorado. Doug holds a bachelors degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (BSEE 1992) from Brigham Young University, and a law degree from Cornell University (JD 2000, cum laude).

Prior to attending law school, Doug practiced as an electrical engineer for Texas Instruments and Cirrus Logic where his work focused on developing multimedia devices, including graphics controllers, video and audio decoders, and communication devices. In the process, Doug was involved in all aspects of product development including semiconductor design and software development. Doug was awarded patents covering various aspects of his work.

After attending law school, Doug practiced as an intellectual property attorney for the full service intellectual property firm of Townsend and Townsend and Crew, and for Faegre & Benson. In May 2006 Doug left Faegre & Benson to co-found the firm of Hamilton, DeSanctis & Chas. As an attorney, Doug has prepared and prosecuted numerous United States and international patents for clients in various sectors, including computer architecture, software, communications, consumer products, semiconductors and banking. Further, because of Doug’s extensive engineering background, he has been called upon to prepare numerous patent infringement and invalidity opinions for some of the world’s most successful software, semiconductor, telecommunications and networking companies.

Doug has also been part of various litigation teams enforcing and defending patent infringement, trade secret theft, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, and unfair competition claims. In this capacity, Doug’s experience has been utilized to develop complex litigation and pre-litigation strategies; provide claim construction, validity and infringement analysis; and develop and implement settlement strategies.

Hamilton, DeSanctis & Cha LLP
Financial Plaza at Union Square
225 Union Boulevard, Ste. 150
Lakewood, CO 80228
(direct) 720-266-4728
(fax) 303-265-9600

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