Bio

J. Douglas Wells

 

Doug has more than 25 years of combined experience in engineering, business management, and legal practice, with the last 15 years practicing IP and business law, while also providing business consulting focusing on Continuous Improvement.  

​J. Douglas Wells, Patent Attorney

Oregon State Bar #044460
Washington State Bar #47678

US Patent & Trademark Office Reg. #50,477

BSEE • MSIA/MBA • JD

          JD - Lewis & Clark College

          BS Electrical Engineering - Purdue University

          MBA - Krannert Graduate School of Mgmt - Purdue University


Licensed to practice law - Oregon, Washington, and 

          US Patent & Trademark Office

Private practice & in-house (IP and general counsel) legal expertise.  


  • First in-house counsel for Sunlight Supply, Inc. (2013-2018).
  • First in-house counsel for Videx, Inc. (2010-2013). 
  • Patent attorney at Chernoff Vilhauer, LLP (2004-2010).
  • Sourcing/purchasing manager for Ford Motor Company, Freightliner/Daimler, Intel, and Hyster/Yale. 
  • Electrical engineer with Tektronix and The Aerospace Corporation.