David’s practice includes a focus on assisting clients with trademark matters. He has managed domestic and international trademark portfolios, including prosecuting and maintaining applications, auditing trademark coverage, and providing counseling on opposition proceedings. David has conducted clearance searches and provides analysis regarding trademark availability. He has provided on-site counseling on such matters for clients on several long-term engagements
David provides representation and counseling related to contested intellectual property matters. He has represented clients in matters involving patent infringement, copyright infringement, civil counterfeiting, domain name anti-cybersquatting, and breaches of contract.
In addition, David’s practice includes the procurement of patents and copyright rights and transactional matters. David is a patent lawyer and has prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications, covering mechanical and electromechanical technologies in a number of industries. David has also prepared opinions on the validity and scope of patents. David has prepared and prosecuted numerous copyright applications, including works covering “useful articles” as defined under the U.S. copyright laws. David has also worked on intellectual property agreements and conducted due diligence for corporate transactions involving intellectual property.
University of Michigan Law School
B.S. Mechanical Engineering (2002)
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Publications and Speaking Engagements
"Decision Points for US Brand Owners Pursuing a Trademark Portfolio in China" (B2 IP Webinar, January 24, 2019)