Ralph Dengler

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Ralph Dengler is a Partner with Venable's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group and co-chair of the firm's Post-Grant Practice Group. Mr. Dengler has spent nearly 20 years in practice in the private and public sectors. He has significant experience litigating and counseling patent, trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, and copyright matters in federal courts across the country. Mr. Dengler represents clients across diverse technologies involving telecommunications, streaming media, gun products, food containers and packaging, marine dredging, publishing, electronics, business methods, and pharmaceuticals and chemical compounds. Mr. Dengler began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx, New York prosecuting criminal cases. Prior to joining Venable, he practiced at a boutique IP litigation firm in New York City.


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Northern District of California revises local patent rules, requires damages disclosures early and often

Damages discovery in patent cases is usually contentious, expensive, and non-uniform in application by the courts. The patent owner, on one hand, wants to discover all possible …