Press Release
May 4, 2010

David Donoghue Receives Kogan Award from Chicago Bar Association

CHICAGO – May 4, 2010 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that David Donoghue, a partner in the firm's Chicago office, received a Kogan Award in the Online category from the Chicago Bar Association's (CBA) annual Herman Kogan Media Awards competition. The Kogan Award is the highest award level and recipients receive a trophy and a $1,000 scholarship to donate to a journalism school of their choice.

Donoghue's submission, "Northern District of Illinois' New Local Patent Rules" showcased his analysis of the Northern District of Illinois's newly instituted Local Patent Rules, and how they will likely increase patent litigation filings in Chicago. The submissions were published in Donoghue's Chicago IP Litigation Blog (

Established in 1989, CBA's Herman Kogan Media Awards competition honors local journalists and legal affairs reporting. Qualified candidates in the Chicago metropolitan area submitted entries in one of three entries: Print, Broadcast or Online. The competition celebrates the life of Herman Kogan, whose career spanned more than 50 years and included positions as an editor, reporter, feature and editorial writer, historian, literary critic and radio host.

Donoghue is a litigator who focuses on patent disputes. His practice spans diverse technology areas including, but not limited to, cellular telephony, computer software, internet technologies, automotive technologies, electrical technologies, television production equipment, and numerous medical devices. He also has extensive intellectual property licensing experience.
Donoghue was a founding member of Delphi Technologies' technology litigation and licensing team. Donoghue serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, teaching legal research and writing and intellectual property courses.

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