Dohm Chankong is a counsel in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group. Drawing from a wide breadth of patent knowledge obtained from over 14 years in the patent system with experiences as a primary patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and as an associate in private practice, Dohm is able to provide unique insight into patent-related matters.
Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Dohm worked for three and a half years as an associate at a global law firm in Washington, DC, and nine years as a primary patent examiner at the USPTO. During his time as a primary patent examiner, Dohm examined patent applications in the fields of computer networks, network security, and image processing.
Dohm’s technical experience covers numerous disciplines including wired and wireless communications, digital devices, semiconductor devices, software-related inventions, telecommunications, and networking.
Dohm’s patent prosecution experience includes networks, graphical user interfaces, wired and wireless communications, and software-related inventions. His patent office litigation experience includes work on Post-Grant Reviews (PGR), Inter Partes Review (IPR), and Covered Business Method (CBM) reviews in technology areas such as wireless charging, electronics interfaces, and secure processing of financial transactions. Dohm has also supported district court and USITC litigation teams.
Dohm is also is a contributing author of Patent Office Litigation, Second Edition, published in 2017, the book provides a fresh and comprehensive exploration of patent office litigation proceedings, including how the proceedings interact with other aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, while delivering practical analysis and advice.
Dohm received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, his M.S. and B.S. in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.