Doug Wells

Senior Counsel Portland Office


  • J.D., Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
  • M.S., Industrial Administration (MSIA/MBA), Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Professional Highlights

  • Doug Wells represents clients in a variety of intellectual property areas, including patentability studies, non-infringement and invalidity studies, due diligence, preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications before the USPTO, licensing and litigation
  • Doug has prepared and prosecuted US and foreign patents and trademarks in a wide variety of technology areas, including computer and electrical, testing instruments, automotive, rail transportation, hydraulics, heavy industry, biomechanical, medical devices, semiconductor, data and telecom, mechanical, consumer goods, hardware and software

Member of

  • Admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Member of the American Bar Association, American IP Law Association, National Association of Patent Practitioners, and the Oregon Patent Law Association