Dave is Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and has a wide range of experience in advising both domestic and international clients in all areas of intellectual property law. Dave focuses his practice on assisting clients in obtaining, enforcing, and protecting all types of intellectual property rights. In particular, he assists clients in strategic client counseling and preparation of legal opinions on all intellectual property matters, representation in all types of intellectual property litigation matters, and domestic and foreign patent preparation and procurement in the mechanical, chemical, and biotechnical arts. Dave also has extensive experience in client counseling and preparation in filing and procuring both domestic and international trademarks.
Dave’s counseling experience includes counseling drug development companies, biotechnology companies, universities and nonprofit institutions and organizations that work jointly with the abovementioned entities in the areas of patent protection, the development of global patent strategies, and intellectual property portfolio management and analysis. In particular, Dave has extensive experience in assisting clients in transferring biotechnology into enforceable intellectual property rights. Dave’s technological expertise includes biochemistry, molecular biology, peptide chemistry, immunology, vaccine technologies, diagnostics, genomics, and medical devices.