Douglas Sharrott

Douglas Sharrott

Partner, New York

Douglas Sharrott is Chair of the firm’s Medical Devices and Telecommunications & Networks Industry Groups.

Doug both litigates and prosecutes patents, with extensive experience in the electrical and mechanical arts. He has worked in technologies related to medical devices, communication and control systems, electronic circuitry, digital signal processors, sonar, computers, software, semiconductors, liquid crystal displays, antennas and electronic trading systems.

Prior to becoming a patent and trademark attorney, he was employed for ten years as an electronic systems engineer at Grumman Corp., Hazeltine Corp., and Fairchild-Weston Corp. At those companies, he developed hardware, software, and signal processing algorithms for various defense-related communication, navigation, identification and tracking systems.

Case Highlight
Certain Marine Sonar Imaging Systems, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof
USITC (2015)

After a four-day trial, Doug obtained a favorable determination for Johnson Outdoors, leading the International Trade Commission to issue exclusion and cease and desist orders against Garmin.
What Others Say
  • “...Doug Sharrott’s oral advocacy skill [is] outstanding” (Best Law Firms 2013-2014)
  • “real expert in the field of electronics and mechanics and a brilliant patent attorney”(Legal 500 2009)
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