Tony Dutra


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.