David’s practice focuses on obtaining patents and counseling clients on a range of patent-related issues. He has represented clients covering a broad spectrum of technologies, including Mobile AdHoc Network communications, switching and routing, data centers, uninterruptible power supplies, load centers, network-based conferencing/compression, programmable RF transceivers, digital imaging, and semiconductor devices and manufacturing.
David has prosecuted U.S., International, European and other foreign patent applications in a variety of fields and has assisted with patent portfolio development. He also has been involved in numerous IP transactions, has drafted numerous opinion letters, and has represented clients in multiple reexamination proceedings. Some representative matters include:
- Represented clients in all aspects of patent reexamination proceedings, including preparation and defense of multiple ex parte reexaminations, the successful filing of a petition for review of reexamination denial, and the filing of successive ex part reexaminations leading to settlement in concurrent litigation proceeding.
- Drafted multiple non-infringement and invalidity opinion letters.
- Drafted and prosecuted patent portfolio for startup software company leading to acquisition of company by major corporation.
- Drafted and prosecuted many electronic and computer technology patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and other foreign offices.
Education and Prior Experience
- University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly, Franklin Pierce Law Center), J.D., magna cum laude; Senior Editor, Pierce Law Review
- University of New Hampshire, B.S., Electrical Engineering, with honors, summa cum laude
- Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE), Budapest Hungary; semester of study, Electrical Engineering and Informatics Department
- Extern in BAE Systems Legal Department; assisted in management and development of defense contractor’s IP portfolio
- Operations Supervisor, Anheuser Busch; managed a major production line, its equipment and operators
- Undergraduate Research Assistant for Project54, a research project at the University of New Hampshire dealing with the complete electronic integration and voice activation of electronic devices within New Hampshire State Police cruisers
Admissions, Memberships, and Acknowledgements
- Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts
- Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office