Brian P. Doney is an Associate in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Brian is a Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”).
Brian focuses his practice on chemical, environmental, manufacturing and industrial-related intellectual property matters. He gained industry experience as a Materials Intern for the Worthington Industries Corporate Materials Lab in Columbus, Ohio, where he oversaw the early patent application processes for several proprietary welding techniques, and as a Research Assistant in Vanderbilt University’s Proton-Exchange Membrane Research Lab, where he assisted in developing high-performance fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies utilizing electrospun fuel cell electrodes.
Brian earned his degree in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University where he played Division I football and served as a volunteer Emergency Medical Responder with Vanderbilt LifeFlight.
While in law school, Brian interned with the City of Miami Office of the City Attorney. He also served as Assistant Rector for Notre Dame’s Marylin M. Keough Residence Hall and interned with the Notre Dame Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Clinic, where he counseled local inventors, artists and small business owners on a variety of intellectual property matters.
- University of Notre Dame Law School. J.D., cum laude, May 2021
- Vanderbilt University, B.E., Chemical Engineering, May 2018
- Minors in Chemistry and Scientific Computing
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Professional and Civic
- Assistant Rector, Marylin K. Keough Hall, University of Notre Dame (2019–2021)
- Emergency Medical Responder, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (2017–2021)
- Eagle Scout with Bronze Palm, Boy Scouts of America