Donald R. Dunner

Donald R. Dunner received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, 1953. He also received a law degree from Georgetown University in 1958.

Dunner is a partner with the Washington, D.C., firm Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett and Dunner, which specializes in intellectual property law. In 1963, he was admitted to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been involved with more than 100 intellectual property cases litigated before the federal circuit and its predecessor, the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. The New York Times reported that Dunner has argued more federal circuit cases than any other litigator in the United States.

Dunner has earned the Patent Resources Group Patent Prize, that organization's highest honor. He was elected a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Dunner was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in the United States by the National Law Journal.