Doug McClellan

Biography

Doug McClellan
Doug McClellan is a Partner in the Litigation Department in the Houston office, where he concentrates on patent litigation. He has litigated patent and trade-secret cases nationwide over a broad range of technologies, including computer software and hardware, cardiac devices, wireless applications, semiconductors, and chemicals. He has represented clients such as Cisco, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Amazon.com, eBay, SAP, Intel, Adobe, and Samsung. He has been recognized as an “IP Star” in Texas by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars since 2014. In 2015 and 2016, Mr. McClellan was named among The World’s Leading Patent Professionals for Patent Litigation in Texas by IAM Patent 1000. Mr. McClellan has also been named a “Rising Star” in Intellectual Property Litigation by Texas Super Lawyers/Texas Monthly.

Mr. McClellan received his B.S. in chemical engineering, cum laude, from Texas A&M University. He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Legal Research Board, Order of the Coif, and Texas Law Review (1998-99).

Key Representations:

  • AllVoice v. Microsoft (W.D. Wash.) – Counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving speech recognition interface technology.
  • Eolas Technologies v. Adobe et al. (E.D. Tex.) – Counsel for Yahoo!, Amazon.com, and eBay in patent infringement action involving embedded interactive objects on websites.
  • DataTern v. SAP (S.D.N.Y.) – Counsel for SAP in patent infringement action involving database technology.
  • XPRT Ventures v. eBay et al. (D. Del.) – Counsel for eBay in patent infringement action involving Internet technologies.
  • Personalized Media Communications v. Scientific-Atlanta (N.D. Ga.) – Counsel for Scientific-Atlanta in patent infringement action involving set top box and cable headend technologies.
  • Freyburger v. Microsoft (W.D. Wis.) – Counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving Microsoft’s .NET Framework and Windows Vista.
  • Droplets v. Adobe (E.D. Tex.) – Counsel for Adobe in patent and trade secret action involving Rich Internet technologies.
  • Freedom Wireless v. Comverse (E.D. Tex.) – Counsel for Comverse in patent infringement action involving prepaid wireless technology.
  • Eckhard Alt v. Medtronic (E.D. Tex.) – Counsel for University of Texas professor and cardiologist in patent infringement action involving pacemaker and defibrillator technologies.

Awards and Recognition, Firm News & Announcements

Awards and Recognition