Douglas Cheek

Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Washington 20268 DC US

Douglas W. Cheek focuses on patent litigation in a wide range of technologies before federal courts and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Trained in the chemical field, he has participated in various stages of litigation, from pre-litigation to appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Douglas worked as a summer associate and law clerk at Finnegan, assisting in a broad range of matters, including inter partes review (IPR) proceedings and Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation.

Before law school, Douglas conducted graduate research synthesizing and testing the properties of a pH-sensitive, fluorescent molecule. Using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and mass spectrometry, he developed an efficient synthetic pathway to the bicyclic, organic molecule and several of its derivatives.

After completing the syntheses, Douglas tested the effects of intra- and inter-molecular hydrogen bonds upon the molecules fluorescent wavelengths and intensities. Douglas is dedicated to pro bono practice.

He has represented multiple clients before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, writing memoranda and briefs to attain greater coverage for veterans suffering from service-connected disabilities. Douglas also assisted in the successful asylum petition of a Rwandan political activist.

Education :

  • Georgetown University Law Center J.D., 2018
  • College of William and Mary M.S., Chemistry, 2015
  • College of William and Mary B.S., Chemistry, magna cum laude, 2014

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


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