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Intellectual Property

Tony Dutra

Legal Editor, BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal

Tony Dutra came to the legal profession after a 25-year career in the software and computer networking industry. He joined Bloomberg BNA in 2008 after graduating from the George Washington University Law School. He writes about all IP topics for the Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, but focuses on patent law. He is also co-host of "Do You Copy?," Bloomberg BNA's intellectual property law podcast. Tony received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1970s, and he is an inventor listed on seven U.S. patents. He can be reached at and his Twitter handle is @TonyDutra_IP.


Most Recent Posts

What’s the Best Way to Percolate a Consistent Cup of IP Law? (10/10/2014)
No liability for inducement when divided acts preclude direct infringement liability (6/4/2014)
High court nixes ‘amenable to construction,' ‘insolubly ambiguous' indefiniteness rules (6/4/2014)
Judge Randall Rader will step down as Federal Circuit chief effective May 30 (6/3/2014)
Patent demand letter hearing in House shows difficulty in drafting targeted bill (6/3/2014)