Doug Bania is a founding principal of Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants. Nevium provides the IP industry with a visionary approach to calculating and communicating the financial impact of trademarks, copyrights, patents, brands and intangible assets. For IP litigators Nevium provides expert damages testimony that combines our knowledge of Internet and social media analytic tools with accepted methodologies and concise narratives. We also provide C-level executives and IP owners with valuations and IP strategies focused on leveraging IP to enhance financial performance.
Doug Bania is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), a Google Analytics Certified Individual (GAIQ) and is a committee member for the International Trademark Association (INTA) Internet Committee, the ICANN Compliance and Domain Name Industry Subcommittee and the American Bar Association (ABA), Copyright & Social Media Committee. Doug Bania has been the named expert for approximately 60 cases, deposed 12 times and has provided mediation testimony 3 times and trial testimony 4 times.
Prior to founding Nevium, Doug Bania managed 100s of projects related to brands, intellectual property and the related intangible assets. He has assisted clients in intellectual property matters related to acquisitions, litigation, bankruptcy, tax, estate, family and marital disputes, and licensing.
Doug Bania’s entertainment experience includes producing two award winning short films entitled: Boundaries and Passing Through. Boundaries won Best Short at Kudzu Film Festival and Method Fest, the Bronze Award at the New York Expo, and the Grand Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival.
Education and Certification
- Google Analytics Individual Qualification (GAIQ); 2017
- Certified Licensing Professional (CLP); 2011
- San Diego State University; Masters, Television, Film, New Media Production; 2000
- San Francisco State University; Bachelor of Arts, Cinema; 1997
Associations and Memberships
- Licensing Executives Society (LES)
- LES San Diego Chapter Chair (2013 – 2014)
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- International Trademark Association (INTA) Internet Committee (2016 -2019 terms)
- ICANN Compliance and Domain Name Industry Subcommittee (2016 -2019 terms)
- American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Intellectual Property Law
- American Bar Association (ABA), Copyright & Social Media Committee