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Douglas A. Cawley will be speaking at the 2017 Federal Circuit Bench & Bar Conference taking place June 21-24, 20017 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Mr. Cawley’s panel is titled “Damages-Halo-Willfulness” and will analyze and discuss the Supreme Court’s recent Halo decision as well as other recent willfulness cases, and their impact on best practices and litigation strategies. For more information or to register for the conference, click here.

Mr. Cawley is a principal in McKool Smith’s Dallas office. For more than 40 years, he has been engaged in the trial of complex cases and has handled major intellectual property matters throughout the United States and across the globe.  He has served as lead counsel in six patent infringement trials that have earned "Top 100 Verdict" rankings by The National Law Journal and VerdictSearch. He is ranked as a leading intellectual property lawyer by Chambers USA and is included in the Lawdragon 500 listing of "Leading Lawyers in America."  In September 2015, he was profiled in Law360’s “Trial Aces” special feature, which recognized the Top 50 trial lawyers in the United States.  In describing Mr. Cawley’s effectiveness as a trial lawyer, Law360 noted that his “list of victories is replete with multimillion-dollar verdicts won against some of the deepest pockets in the corporate world,” and that “you can chalk [his] more than $1 billion in patent victories up to his way of wooing juries.” 

Mr. Cawley is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the American Bar Association Section on Intellectual Property Law. He is a frequent speaker on patent litigation at seminars throughout the country.

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