Douglas L. Rogers
Doug Rogers is a 1971 graduate of Yale Law School and was a partner of Vorys, Sater Seymour and Pease LLP for more than 20 years. He practiced in the Litigation and Intellectual Property groups at Vorys until July of 2008, when he resigned from Vorys. Since then he has practiced law as a volunteer on behalf of the State of Ohio and indigent individuals in Ohio in civil matters such as foreclosure and obtaining healthcare. He teaches Introduction to Intellectual Property Law and Patent Law and recently had an article published on patent law: “Coding For Life — Should Any Entity Have The Exclusive Right To Use And Sell Isolated DNA?,” 12 U. Pitt. J. Tech. L. & Pol’y 1 (Fall 2011). In 2011, the Ohio State Bar Association awarded him the John C. and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award. In 2010, he received the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Committee on Pro Bono National Public Service Award.