Duane-David Hough ("Huff") has represented global multinational companies, high tech emerging growth companies and mid-size companies in intellectual property matters for over twenty-five years. During this time he has advised clients on a wide range of intellectual property issues. He has served as lead counsel and co-lead counsel in numerous major patent, trade secret, and antitrust litigations across a wide range of technologies. He works closely with clients to define their short term and long-range goals and objectives and to devise innovative strategies to achieve optimal success, often before trial. He has successfully represented numerous leading companies in high tech and high stakes patent litigations including Agilent Technologies, Allied-Signal, AT&T, Avago Technologies, Bombardier, Cephalon, Inc., CIMA Labs, Compaq Computer Company, Corning, DuPont, Exxon Chemical, Gentex, Hewlett Packard Company, Hunter Douglas, Key Pharmaceuticals, LG Electronics, Lucent Technologies, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Philips Electronics, Polaroid Corporation, Procter & Gamble Company, Profile Industries, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, Schering Corporation, Schering-Plough Corporation and Softspikes, Inc.
Duane was a member of the Polaroid trial team that recovered almost one billion dollars from Kodak, which was the largest patent award of the 20th Century.