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David has extensive experience in all aspects of domestic and international intellectual property law. His expertise includes the prosecution of patent, trademark, and copyright applications; clearance and infringement opinions; preparation and negotiation of licenses and assignments; and advising clients on trade secret issues.

A delegate to the United Nations for the World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS), David authored a treatise that was presented at the 2005 WSIS Tunis Summit. He also attended the Geneva Summit in 2003. He has made presentations on patent and copyright laws and has participated in panel discussions with European patent attorneys on the harmonization of intellectual property laws between the United States and other countries worldwide.

His experience also includes the position of Electronics Engineer with the U.S. National Security Agency. David received his law degree from the Michigan State College of Law, and a B.S.E.E. from the University of Michigan.


He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Michigan, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. David has been awarded Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters is 2023 and was rated a Top Lawyer multiple times by both DB Magazine and American Lawyer Media and has been AV®PreeminentTM rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 15 years. Often, David contributes in the public forum Avvo providing answers to legal questions presented by others.

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