David Trossen is a partner in our San Francisco office. His focus is on patent counseling and prosecution across a variety of electronics-related technologies, with an emphasis on integrated circuits and semiconductors. His areas of expertise include sensor processing systems, such as those used in advanced driver-assistance systems and autonomous driving, as well as radio frequency electronics, power converters, electrical overstress protection circuitry, and precision amplifiers. Mr. Trossen also has experience with analysis of patent portfolios for mergers and acquisitions, preparation of non-infringement and invalidity opinions, and litigation support.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Trossen spent two years designing analog circuits and two years developing field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). He is an inventor on five patents, including U.S. Patent Nos. 7,889,530, 7,885,103, and 7,557,605, relating to content-addressable memories, carbon nanotube MEMS devices, and heterogeneous configurable ICs, respectively.
David Trossen joined the firm in 2009.
Named "Electronic Patents Attorney of the Year in California" in Corporate INTL Global Awards in 2019.