Dave is a seasoned trial lawyer with experience in all areas of intellectual property law and related commercial disputes in every type of litigation forum. He is known for distilling the highly complex technical and legal issues in these cases to the key issues a judge or jury needs to understand to resolve them in his clients’ favor.
Dave is also an experienced business lawyer, having counseled clients from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies on issues related to IP protection and monetization, risk mitigation, licensing, freedom to operate, antitrust, employment, contracts, corporate governance, M&A, and bankruptcy. He is recognized for providing clear and concise strategic and practical legal advice in non-litigation contexts so that clients can make critical business decisions.
Dave’s practice spans a diverse set of industries including automotive, banking, gaming, medical, office equipment, power generation, telecommunications, transportation, and semiconductor. He has experience counseling on and/or litigating numerous technologies including base stations (hardware and software), cell phones (hardware and software), databases, digital imaging (hardware and software), embedded systems, encryption, gaming, medical imaging devices, medical implants, optics, semiconductor manufacturing, and standard-essential patents (e.g., ETSI, IEEE).