David Jankowski has been handling intellectual property matters for more than twenty years. He has successfully represented clients in district courts across the country, at the U.S Patent and Trademark Office, and at the U.S. International Trade Commission. As a former university professor, David uses his strong technical background to develop a deep understanding of his clients’ products and business. He takes pride in developing and executing legal strategies that efficiently achieve his clients’ business goals. He has helped clients achieve their objectives at all phases of litigation, including early settlement, case dispositive motions for summary judgment, trial, and appeal.
David is a registered patent attorney. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a variety of technologies, including software, e-commerce, medical devices, and optics.
Dr. Jankowski joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2005.
“Photoclinometry,” D G Jankowski, Article in Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences, Chapman & Hall (1998).
“Rheology and Structure of Planetary Near-Surface Materials From Landform Topography,” Cornell University Department of Astronomy Doctoral Thesis, 1994.
"Topography of Small Martian Valleys." Goldspiel J M, S W Squyres, D G Jankowski, Icarus 105, 479–500 (1993).
"‘Softened’ impact craters on Mars: Implications for ground ice and the structure of the Martian megaregolith.” D. G. Jankowski and S. W. Squyres, Icarus 106, 365–379 (1993).
"Plains Tectonism on Venus: The Deformation Belts of Lavinia Planitia," Squyres, S. W., D. G. Jankowski, G. E. McGill, M. Simons, and S. C. Solomon, J. Geophys. Res. 97, 13579–13600 (1992).
"Sources of Error in Planetary Photoclinometry." Jankowski, D G and S W Squyres, J. Geophys. Res. 96(E4), 20907–20922 (1991).
“On the Obliquity and Tidal Heating of Triton,” D G Jankowski, C F Chyba, P D Nicholson, Icarus 80, 211–219 (1989).
“Tidal Evolution in the Neptune-Triton System,” C F Chyba, D G Jankowski, P D Nicholson, Astronomy and Astrophysics 219, L23–L26 (1989).
“Solid-State Ice Volcanism on the Satellites of Uranus,” D G Jankowski and S. W. Squyres, Science 9, Vol. 241. 1322–1325 (1988).
“Diffusion-recombination phenomena from paired initial conditions,” D G Jankowski, Phys. Rev. A 33, 4415–4418 (1986).
Speeches & Seminars
"Enforcement of Patents: Offensive and Defensive Strategies," workshop presentation, International Society for Optics and Photonics, February 5, 2015, San Francisco, California.
"Magnifying Your IP IQ: Topics for the Savvy Intellectual Property Manager," workshop presentation, International Society for Optics and Photonics, January 30, 2014, San Francisco, California.
"On the Patenting of Mice and Men: The Supreme Court’s Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics Case and Other Developments in Patent Law," Federal Bar Association, Inland Empire Chapter, September 25, 2013, Riverside, California.