Douglas D. Churovich

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.
 | 120 S Central Ave, Suite 1600
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-725-9100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (70%),
  • Intellectual Property (30%)
Attorney Profile

Douglas D. Churovich, an attorney at Polster, Lieder, Woodruff & Lucchesi, LC, in St. Louis, Missouri, focuses his practice on intellectual property and internet law. Mr. Churovich handles matters involving copyright, patent and trademark prosecution and litigation as well as trade secrets and unfair competition. While he devotes a substantial portion of his practice to the Missouri and Illinois markets, he additionally serves clients throughout the nation.

Mr. Churovich earned a bachelor’s degree from the Missouri University of Science and Technology graduated cum laude with a law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law. He is licensed in Missouri and Illinois and is also admitted before several federal courts in both states, before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has been licensed to practice law since 1996.

In addition to his experience as a licensed attorney, Mr. Churovich previously worked as a process engineer and product manager at Boeing. As an intellectual property litigator, he has handled a wide variety of cases, one of which resulted in a multimillion-dollar verdict for patent infringement.

Mr. Churovich speaks to various groups on intellectual property law topics and is the editor in chief of Fidelity & Surety Digest. He is a member of The Missouri Bar and the Illinois State Bar Association and is actively involved in The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, serving as co-chair of the group’s federal litigation committee and on the motion for kids and solo and small firm conference committees.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property Litigation (70%)

Intellectual Property (30%): Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Focus Areas

Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2016 - 2018

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About Douglas Churovich

Admitted: 1996, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.polsterlieder.com/our-attorneys/douglas-d-churovi...

Honors/Awards:

  • Moot Court Board, Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Named to multiple Who’s Who Listings
  • Named to multiple Who’s Who Listings
  • Named as “Super Lawyer” of Missouri and Kansas
  • Recipient, Judge Robert G. Dowd Award for Appellate Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Order of the Engineer
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Co-Chair, Federal Litigation Committee
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member, Solo and Small Firm Conference Committee
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member, Motion for Kids Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author: “Scents, Sense or Cents?” Something Stinks In the Lanham Act,” Saint Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. XX, Number Two
  • Editor-in-Chief, Fidelity & Surety News

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri-Rolla, Bachelor of Science: Ceramic Engineer
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Office Location for Douglas D. Churovich

120 S Central Ave
Suite 1600
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: 314-725-9100

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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