Richard P. Doyle Jr.
Richard P. Doyle, Jr., has specialized for over 35 years in the area of intellectual property
litigation, due diligence and counseling for technology driven companies. He has over 20 years
of experience as general counsel for clients and manages insurance, employment and litigation
claims for those clients.
Mr. Doyle has managed over 150 litigation matters, as well as many patent intellectual
property cases. He is highly successful in identifying and negotiating business resolutions for
his clients. Notably, his experience includes being one of the first litigators to be a “plaintiff’s
lawyer” in intellectual property litigation. In doing so, Mr. Doyle successfully represented a
major video game company in the settlement of a patent infringement suit valued at over $80
million to his client. He has helped to negotiate over $130 million in business deals for his
clients and has settled over 100 matters in a mediation setting. He also successfully pursued
Qui Tam litigation with a $70 million settlement.
As in-house counsel for Gamut Interactive, Mr. Doyle organized and managed the
company’s intellectual property portfolio; closed a $17 million Series A round; converted
certain debt holders to equity investors; coordinated bridge money towards a new financing
round; handled employee stock issues and coordinated the company’s litigation.
As outside counsel for the ELM companies headquartered in Illinois, he has managed all
legal issues as the company has grown from under 100 employees in 2003 to over 1,000
employees in 16 states.
Mr. Doyle was an Adjunct Professor at USF Law School teaching Patent Litigation for
over 10 years, he is past-President of the San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association,
was a technical law clerk to the Honorable Giles S. Rich of the Court of Appeals for the Federal
Circuit and a student law clerk to J. Thomas McCarthy on his Trademark Treatise. He has been a
lecturer on Intellectual Property issues. Mr. Doyle earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Creighton
University and earned his J.D. from the University of San Francisco.
Mr. Doyle does photography professionally and is involved in the arts in San Francisco,