Douglas G. Muehlhauser is a partner in our Orange County office.
Mr. Muehlhauser represents clients in litigation matters concerning intellectual property. He has extensive experience in patent litigation, including trials and appeals. In addition to litigation, Mr. Muehlhauser also has extensive experience prosecuting patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mr. Muehlhauser's practice involves a wide variety of subject matter with a particular focus on computer hardware and software, laboratory instrumentation and also medical devices, compounds and processes.
Mr. Muehlhauser joined the firm in 1995 and became a partner in 2000.
Judicial Extern for the Honorable John S. Rhoades, Sr. at the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Summer 1994
- Named to the Daily Journal's list of 2018 "Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California"
- Selected by The Recorder as one of just four intellectual property litigators to receive the "Giant Slayers" individual recognition for his work in an ITC investigation featured in the publication's annual 2017 "Litigation Department of the Year" awards.
"Sued for Patent Infringement? Don't Miss the Early Exit Signs," Intellectual Property Today, November 1, 2013 (co-author).
“In Pfaff Case Court Clarifies On-Sale Bar,” Nat’l L.J., Feb. 8, 1999 (I.P. Supp.) at 1 (co-author).
Don W. Martens and Douglas G. Muehlhauser, Recent Patent Decisions (1999).
"Gambling Lawyer's Fees in Copyright Cases: The Second Legacy of the Fogerty Litigation" (co-author).