David’s practice focuses on patent portfolio development and counseling clients on a range of IP-related issues. He has represented clients covering a broad spectrum of technologies, including 3D printing, surgical robotics, manufacturing, packaging, construction, switching and routing, data centers, uninterruptible power supplies, load centers, network-based conferencing/compression, programmable RF transceivers, digital imaging, semiconductor devices, and more.
David successfully prosecutes U.S., International, European, and other foreign patent applications and provides strategic counsel on intellectual property matters including licensing and transactions, opinion letters, due diligence, and reexamination proceedings.
David places a strong emphasis on taking a holistic view of a business and its goals when developing an IP strategy. He has extensive experience and an established practice in counseling startups – especially foreign-based startups who wish to launch their business in U.S. markets, or U.S.-based startups looking to expand abroad.
David is an active member of many local and regional industry and professional networking groups including the Startup Coalition, Invent New England, Business Law Network, the Boston chapter of International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF), and USA500. David offers his knowledge to each of these organizations through presentations, workshops, and fireside chats on the unique challenges startups face when developing strategies to protect their intellectual property assets domestically and abroad. David has been involved in the SelectUSA Investment Summit for several years. During previous Summits, he has hosted an industry-agnostic workshop for foreign tech startups to learn about the intricacies of building an intellectual property strategy to enter U.S. Markets, moderated a pitch session for foreign tech startups, and participated as a mentor in SelectUSA’s Select Global Women in Tech Mentorship Network.
In 2022, David was nominated and selected to be a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Service District Export Council (DEC). The DECs are made up of approximately 1,500 exporters and export service providers each individually appointed by the Secretary of Commerce for a four-year term.