David helps clients of all sizes with their intellectual property issues and technology concerns. His work includes developing, acquiring, protecting, enforcing and commercializing patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and know-how. His clients work in a variety of industries, including life sciences, medical device, health care, software, manufacturing, advertising, design, service and retail.
David assists clients with their intellectual property, commercial and transactional needs, including analyzing, advising on and negotiating license, development and affiliation agreements relating to items such as medical device technology and software. He keeps businesses up to date on the legal issues surrounding developments relating to e-commerce, such as protecting and policing intellectual property on the internet, domain name issues, privacy concerns, web content agreements, and legal audits of websites. His practice involves all aspects of intellectual property, including U.S. and foreign patent and trademark prosecution, copyrights, trade secrets, and unfair competition.
The client developed an advanced genetic analysis system for research. A Japanese entity held patents on producing emulsions and microcapsules that would enhance the client’s system. David negotiated the royalty-bearing worldwide license to the patent family allowing the client to incorporate the technology into its system.
The client developed a patented method for extracting oil from oil-based shingles. David negotiated a royalty-bearing license with another entity that allowed for the construction and operation of oil extracting plants across the U.S. and Canada using the patented process.
The client had worked with a doctor at a large clinic to develop an invention relating to a transvaginal system for apical support. David negotiated a license granting the client the exclusive right to incorporate the invention into its line of health care products.