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Douglas Behrens is a litigator who focuses his practice on patents and other intellectual property matters. While Mr. Behrens handles cases involving a variety of technologies, he specializes in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life sciences industries. Prior to joining Covington, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kara F. Stoll of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Behrens also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard G. Andrews of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

  • Representing small biopharmaceutical company in Hatch-Waxman litigation involving combination therapy designed to maintain pupil size during cataract surgery or intraocular lens replacement and reduce postoperative ocular pain.
  • Representing major pharmaceutical company in series of Hatch-Waxman litigations against several generic drug manufacturers relating to medication used to treat acid reflux.
  • Represented leading chip manufacturer in multi-patent case involving method and system for upconverting telecommunication signals via subharmonic mixing that proceeded on dual tracks before district court and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

Pro Bono

  • Drafted amicus brief on behalf of AIPLA for Federal Circuit's en banc hearing in Lexmark Int’l, Inc. v. Impression Products, Inc.
  • Part of team that successfully appealed MSPB’s rejection of Air Force member’s discrimination claims under USERRA at the Federal Circuit.
  • "Process for Selectively Making Olefins from Energy Dense Alcohols," U.S. Patent No. 8,314,279, Nov. 20, 2012.