David is a registered patent attorney with extensive experience in providing strategic intellectual property (IP) guidance to clients based on their specific business objectives. David’s practice includes identifying and securing ownership of IP globally, drafting and negotiating agreements (such as employment, licensing, and settlement agreements), advising regarding third party enforcement risk (such as in the context of acquiring a company or product), enforcing licensing terms and other IP rights, and protecting rights through copyrights, trademarks, design and utility patents, and trade secrets.
David excels at simplifying complex problems in an easy-to-understand format for his clients, which range from small startups to Fortune 500 companies. David customizes his strategies for each business based on general business goals, technology development processes, company stage, competitor landscape, budgetary constraints, and other relevant considerations that would dictate recommended IP strategies. David’s expertise lies in the space of computer software (e.g., AI/ML, blockchain, eXtended Reality (XR), etc.), however, his practice also covers numerous fields and technologies ranging from medical devices to exercise equipment to industrial systems and processes.
David graduated from USC Law School, where he worked as a Patent Pilot Program Extern in the United States District Court, Central District of California in Los Angeles, CA, serving as a shared resource for all patent cases brought before the four Judges participating in the program. Before law school, David worked as an engineer at a prestigious civil engineering firm and as a consultant at a software start-up. His broad professional and technical backgrounds allow him to gain a deep understanding of the complexities and implications of a client's technology, making him a valuable resource for his clients.