Douglas R. Weider

Douglas R. Weider: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • 500 Campus Drive, Suite 400, Florham Park, NJ 07932
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Douglas R. Weider, a former Bell Labs software engineer, is experienced litigating a wide array of technology matters including patent disputes, software development contracts, class actions involving computer architecture design and trade secret matters. He has tried such cases before courts and arbitration panels.


•Patent litigation
•Computer and software litigation
•Intellectual property counseling
•Technology litigation


•Hon. Oliver Gasch, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Member, Winning Team, New Jersey Law Journal’s General Litigation Department of the Year award, 2013
•Team Member, Lexology’s Client Choice Award USA & Canada, United States: New Jersey, 2013

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973.360.7916  Phone
973.301.8410  Fax
University Attended:
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1983; Case Western Reserve University, M.B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., Notes editor, George Washington University Law Review, 1990
Year of First Admission:
registered to practice before U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; 1990, New Jersey
Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Obtained arbitration ruling that software developer was not entitled to $15 million sought based on evidence that software was not able to perform according to specifications.; Represented major telecommunications company in a trial overturning a Florida county's tax assessment on telecommunication switches because the switch software was not embedded as defined in the governing statute and thus not subject to property tax.; Handled defense of multi-million dollar class action suit against a leading desktop computer manufacturer. Testimony establishing that plaintiffs' alleged performance issues were the result of changes they had made to their own computers, not a common computer defect.; Represented major consumer electronics company in various patent infringement matters.; Represented bar code scanner manufacturer in multi-million dollar patent infringement litigation involving patents directed to digital decoding of bar code scanning signals, optical filtering, and laser scan pattern generation.; Represented major pharmaceutical company in a series of patent litigations against generic manufacturers.; Defended medical imaging equipment manufacturer against theft of trade secret claims.

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