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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2007
    • B.S., Utah State University, 2000
  • Bar Jurisdictions
    • Admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
    • Colorado, 2007
    • Massachusetts, 2017

Derek Donahoe knows technology. As an experienced electrical engineer and patent attorney with Polsinelli's Science and Technology group, Derek prepares and prosecutes patents in a variety of technological fields. He is integral to the management of both United States and international patent portfolios and general intellectual property law on behalf of the firm's clients. Derek works with the clients he serves to craft a comprehensive and solid protection for their intellectual property, clients rely on him for his keen insights. Whether through preparation of provisional and non-provisional patent applications, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, or defense of patent rights through patent litigation, Derek strives to develop lasting relationships with clients to provide them with the best possible service.

Derek’s technical areas of experience include:
  • Networking technology and Internet of Things (IoT) devices
  • Multi-core and multi-threaded processors
  • Alternative energy
  • Battery construction and performance
  • Impedance matching and power supplies
  • Software
  • Wireless communication systems
  • Database management
  • Oil and gas extraction
  • Medical and healthcare-related devices
  • Satellite communication systems
  • Media technology
  • Health care information technology
     
  • Method for creating a customized arthroplasty resection guide utilizing two-dimensional imaging non-provisional patent application
  • Devices and methods for measuring temperature, oxidation reduction potential, and water-level within a subsurface formation non-provisional patent application
  • Stack-based resource management system and method for distributed computing environment non-provisional patent application
  • Regional independent tandem telephone switch non-provisional patent application
  • Semi-dynamic flip-flop with partially floating window non-provisional patent application
  • Method and apparatus for parallelization of sequential power simulation non-provisional patent application
  • Prediction and prevention of uncorrectable memory errors non-provisional patent application
  • Gradient modeling toolkit for sculpting stereoscopic depth models for converting 2-D images into stereoscopic 3-D images non-provisional patent application
  • Method and system for creating depth and volume in a 2-D planar image non-provisional patent application
  • Method and system for encoding and transmitting high definition 3-D multimedia content non-provisional patent application