Douglas Panzer

Douglas Panzer

Of Counsel for Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property • Patents • Trademarks • Copyrights • Litigation • Technology Transactions • Software/Internet/E-commerce

Douglas Panzer, a registered Patent attorney, heads the Firm’s Intellectual Property practice, providing legal counsel addressing clients’ intellectual property and technology business needs. Mr. Panzer works with clients to understand and advance their business goals. He does this through the development of intellectual property strategies, advising in transactions and drafting transaction documents, registering and protecting intellectual property and working with the Firm’s litigation department to defend clients’ intellectual property rights.

Mr. Panzer leverages his educational background in computer science and prior professional experience in consulting and software/e-commerce development for his clients. With this background Mr. Panzer can efficiently and effectively handle a wide array of technology and intellectual property matters. Prior to joining FLB, Mr. Panzer practiced with a nationally respected intellectual property boutique, engaging in patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition litigation, transactions and prosecution/registration. Mr. Panzer has represented clients in matters involving software, pharmaceuticals, RFID, microprocessors, works of art, publishing, mechanical devices, and other areas.


  • Washington & Lee University, B.A. Economics, 1998; B.S. Computer Science, 1999
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office

Honors & Affiliations

  • Selected for inclusion in 2010, 2011, 2015, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Star edition
  • 2000 Rising Star Award Winner, BroadVision, Inc.
  • Included in Top Attorneys list, Intellectual Property Law, Suburban Life, 2014 – 2017
  • Named a Select Lawyer in Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, & Intellectual Property Law, 2015 – 2017

Community Activity

  • Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, Lehigh Valley Entrepreneurship Council, Member
  • Dean’s Advisory Council, American University, Washington College of Law, Member, 2011-present
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Northampton County Bar Association