Dale Lazar

Dale LazarPractitioner in Residence

Email: dlazar@gmu.edu

Dale Lazar is a Practitioner in Residence at C-IP2 and has counseled on intellectual property matters concerning a variety of technologies. He has focused on patenting electronic technology, patenting and copyrighting computer hardware and software, litigating patents and copyrights, negotiating and drafting licenses for patents and software and preparing software-related agreements. Mr. Lazar has also been involved in analyzing electronic and computer-related patents and copyright for infringement and validity.

Mr. Lazar wrote and lectured extensively on patent prosecution and litigation for the Patent Resources Group. He taught “Designing around Valid US Patents” from 1993 to 1999; “Electronics and Software Patent Copyright Practice” in 1998; “Advanced Patent Prosecution” from 1979 to 1998; and has taught “Crafting and Drafting Winning Patents” from 1999 to 2019 and the Patent Bar review course from 1984 to 1999. He also has lectured to groups around the world on topics related to US patent law and has authored numerous papers on patent subjects.

The respected English publisher Chambers & Partners cites him in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers has noted that clients “praise his ‘depth of understanding in technical matters'” and has said that he “is described as an ‘expert on drafting techniques’ who also possesses an ‘exceptional knowledge of patent case law.'”

Legal 500 cites him for his patent litigation practice. Mr. Lazar is listed in three Marquis publications, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World, and he has been named both a Virginia Super Lawyer and a Washington, DC Super Lawyer in the area of Intellectual Property.