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Doug Kline chairs Goodwin Procter’s IP Litigation Group. A senior partner of the firm, Mr. Kline has more than 20 years of experience representing technology and life science companies involved in intellectual property litigation and other high stakes cases. His practice focuses on patent litigation. He has served as lead trial counsel in intellectual property cases throughout the United States and he has tried numerous cases to verdicts. In addition, he has represented clients in reexamination proceedings, both ex parte and inter partes, and argued before the Patent and Trademark Trial and Appeal Boards.
Mr. Kline has argued frequently before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and has briefed or argued cases in other courts of appeal, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has extensive experience representing clients in arbitration and other private alternative dispute resolution processes. He regularly advises companies, investors and underwriters on IP issues and infringement risks related to enterprise transactions and works with clients to coordinate global patent enforcement and defense strategies.
One of the nation’s leading IP Litigators, Mr. Kline has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA and Super Lawyers every year since 2004. He has been named one of Boston’s top 100 attorneys. In addition, his expertise has been cited by publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe. He has served on Goodwin Procter’s Executive Committee.
|Areas of Practice||1) Technology Transactions, 2) Patent Litigation and 3) Appellate Litigation|
|Law School||Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 1990)|
|Education||Tufts University (B.S.M.E., 1984)|
|Bar Member / Association||Massachusetts|
|Most recent firm||Goodwin Procter LLP|
Coleen M. Meehan is a partner and trial lawyer in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice, resident in the Philadelphia office.
Jason E. Gettleman is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Litigation and Intellectual Property Practices. In his practice, Mr. Gettleman focuses on patent procurement and patent litigation in the electrical and mechanical arts.