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Paul D. Bangor

fax +1 412.394.2555

Paul D. Bangor has considerable experience in all aspects of intellectual property law; and his practice includes patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition and trade secret litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Paul also handles patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, both domestic and international; preparation of infringement, validity and patentability opinions in the mechanical, metallurgical, materials science, electrical, Internet, business method, software, biomedical, chemical and semiconductor arts. In addition, Paul is experienced in preparation of confidentiality and non-competition agreements; and negotiation and drafting of asset purchase agreements and license agreements involving patents, trademarks, copyrights and technology.


J.D., with Honors, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1989
B.S., Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1985, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science


Named among Best Lawyers in America® – Patent Law (2019-2024); Trademark Law (2018-2024) by Best Lawyers


Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association

Volunteer, Adoption Legal Services Project of the Allegheny County Department of Human Services

Volunteer, Neighborhood Legal Services Association Pro Bono Arbitration

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of California


  • Presenter, “IP Licensing Agreements: Fundamentals, Strategies & Considerations,” TRA Seminar, October 2009.
  • Presenter, “IP Licensing Agreements: How to Protect Your Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents,” Delaware Valley Association of Corporate Counsel Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 2008.
  • Presenter, “Introduction to Patent Damages,” PBI Intellectual Property Law Institute, April 2007.
  • Presenter, “An Introduction to Copyrights,” PBI Intellectual Property Law Primer Course, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 2006.