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Douglas A. Ley

Technical Advisor

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Doug is a Technical Advisor who focuses on intellectual property portfolio assessment, competitive research, and new client development. He works with various consumer product and high-tech companies. Doug has a background in engineering and ten years’ experience working in mechanical, production, manufacturing, and service environments of technology-centric companies.

Prior to joining Mintz, he worked as a project engineer and manager, where he focused on technical analysis and consulting with external clientele. Earlier, Doug was a senior project manager for an information and technology research firm in San Diego. In that role, he managed hundreds of patent and literature research projects and facilitated communication between searchers and attorneys at corporations and law firms. He also gave presentations and exhibited at international patent information, pharmaceutical, and biomedical conferences. Doug’s earlier experience also includes his work as a production engineer and manager for a transportation software company and a project engineer and TPM coordinator at a Virginia-based cabinet manufacturer.

As an undergraduate at James Madison University, Doug served as a lab technician and manager, assembling and fixing computer systems and managing dozens of labs on the university’s campus.

In his free time, Doug schedules and manages social events as the President of the James Madison University Alumni Chapter of San Diego.


  • James Madison University (BS, Integrated Science & Technology)


  • President, James Madison University Alumni Chapter of San Diego