Ira Domnitz, Partner, Stephens, Domnitz, Meineke, PLLC
"The Impact to Houston from Recent Trends in
Intellectual Property Law"
Ira has practiced law before the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas as well as represented clients before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals with a case marked as precedential (560 F.3d 1317). He has co-headed large, high-stakes patent litigation matters and has first and second Chair Trial experience with favorable results obtained for patent litigation and trade secret matters. Ira has experience in drafting patents, patent opinions, and opinion letters, and has also worked on copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets for clients on transactional and litigation matters.
Ira is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, with a specialization in Health Law. He also completed the pre-med curriculum, emphasis on Chemistry, with over 40 credit hours in hard sciences.
Outside of his law practice, Ira has prepared Intellectual Property presentation materials for conferences of 2000 delegates, as well as CLE presentations on e-discovery and the patent appellate practice. He also has other varied interests. He wrote a novel during college, an article for the Houston Business Journal on electronic protections, and a published article on the litigation of Quantum Dot technologies. He is a martial arts practitioner, and is also involved in the local community, including The Indus Entrepreneurs (“TIE”).
Mr. Domnitz has the following admissions and certifications:
•USPTO Certified Patent Attorney
•Texas Bar – 2002
•Massachusetts Bar – 2001
•United States District Court- Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas
•United States Court of Appeal – Federal Circuit