Doug Choi focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling with an emphasis in the electrical and computer engineering fields. He works with domestic and foreign-based clients to obtain patent protection for a wide array of technologies. Additionally, he has experience in post-grant proceedings, including inter partes reviews (IPR) and covered business method (CBM) reviews.
Doug’s patent expertise includes wireless communication systems and methods, digital signal and image processing, satellite networks, semiconductor devices and manufacturing, fingerprint sensors, machine learning, and Internet-based commerce and security software.
Prior to joining BoMc, Doug was an associate at two leading IP boutique firms located in the Washington, D.C. area, and he also gained experience working in the IP group of an internationally recognized law firm in Korea. Prior to law school, he served as a research engineer for LG Electronics in Korea, where he focused primarily on improving the capacity and performance of Global DTV transceiver IP using Verilog and FPGA verification.
- Helped in the growth and development of patent portfolios directed to wireless communication networks, and digital signal and image processing for a multinational networking and telecommunications company.
- Assisted with multiple IPR proceedings, on behalf of both petitioners and patent owners.
- Former research engineer for LG Electronics.
- District of Columbia
- Illinois (inactive)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2015
- University of California, San Diego, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 2011
- Ajou University (Suwon, Republic of Korea), B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2009
- Recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” for intellectual property, 2020.
- Author. “USPTO Offering COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program,” BoMc Blog, May 11, 2020.