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David Lee Applegate

David Lee Applegate

Practice areas:

Patent Infringement, Litigation, Mediation, Trademark Application, Copyright Application

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Patent Infringement: 40%
  3. Mediation: 10%
  4. Copyright Application: 5%
  5. Trademark Application: 5%

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Contact Info

Williams Montgomery & John Ltd.

233 South Wacker Drive Suite 2100
Chicago, IL, 60606

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197805/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service AwardU. S. District Court, N. D. Illinois2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselOlson & Hierl Ltd.2000 - 2003
Founding PartnerApplegate Valauskas Rosen & Bernstein1993 - 2000
Sole PractitionerDavid L. Applegate, Attorney at Law1991 - 1993
Of CounselSchaefer Rosenwein & Fleming1988 - 1991
PartnerKaron Savikas & Horn, Ltd.1987 - 1988
PartnerKaron Morrison & Savikas, Ltd.1984 - 1987
AssociateKaron Morrision & Savikas, Ltd.1978 - 1984

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Intellectual Property InstituteCharter Member2013 - Present
Chicago Lincoln American Inn of CourtPresident2012 - Present
Richard Linn American Inn of CourtMember Emeritus2010 - Present
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2009 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Chicago Lincoln American Inn of CourtMember1994 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember1993 - Present
Appellate Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - 2012
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
• Beckman Instruments v. Kallestad Laboratories, Inc.Settlement on courthouse steps

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
5 Litigation Commentary & Rev. 9• Put Yourself in Nike’s Shoes – If You Dare2013
IP LAW INSIGHTS: TOP IP LAWYERS SHARE WHAT THEY KNOW BEST• A Practical Approach to Protecting Intellectual Property in the Age of the Internet2013
STRAIGHT FROM THE TOP: CASE STUDIES IN THE WORLD OF LITIGATION• Five Lessons I’ve Learned (And Am Willing to Share)2012
PLI Intellectual Property Course Handbook Series G-1062• Direct and Cross-Examination of a Patent Liability Expert2012
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Hot News: The "Hot-News" Doctrine Is Hot Again! Or Is It?2012
Primerus• So You Think You Have a Patentable Idea?2011
PLI Intellectual Property Course Handbook Series G-1062• Direct and Cross-Examination of a Patent Damages Expert2011
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Prometheus Unbound: The Federal Circuit Responds to Bilski2011
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• In re Bilski: Business Method Patents Resolved? Not Likely2010
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Impediments to Innovation: Implications of Natural Health Care Legislation for the Intellectual Property Community2010
Primerus• A House Divided: Walking the Fine Line Between Promotion and Production2010
Federalist Society• Health Care Reform: Implications for the Intellectual Property Community2010
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Sixty Years Later: Holden Caulfield, Fair Use, and Prior Restraint Under the Copyright Act2010
Landslide, ABA Intellectual Property Law Section• Railroaded Again? Jacobsen v. Katzer and the Open Source Debate2009
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• In re Bilski: A Rebuttal2009
Primerus• Hope for Change: Is This the Year for Patent Reform?2009
Primerus• Interesting Times: Some Do's and a Don't for Difficult Times2009
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• In re Bilski: Business Method Patents Transformed?2009
Practising Law Institute• Quantum of Damages: Entire Market Value, Apportionment, and Use Damages2009
Chicago Bar Association• An Overview of the States Secrets Privilege in the United States2009
Chicago Bar Association• An Overview of the States Secrets Privilege in the United States2009
Practicing Law Institute Patents• A Mark, a Yen, a Buck, or a Pound: Damages Make the World go Around2008
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• When 'Exclusive' is not 'Exclusive' and 'Compulsory' and 'Compulsory': eBay v. MercExchange and Paice v. Toyota2008
PrimerusRainmaking, Lightning Rods, and Aluminum Siding2008
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)• A Billion Here and a Billion There: Talking Real Money in the Patent Damages Case2007
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• The Seagate Conundrum: Risks and Rewards of Raising the Defense of 'Advice of Counsel' to a Charge of Willful Patent Infringement2007
PLI Coursebook• Proving Patent Damages and Issues to Consider in Pursuing and Defending the Damages Case2006
PLI Coursebook• Proving Patent Damages and Issues to Consider in Pursuing and Defending the Damages Case2005
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law2004
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Book Review, Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law2004
CBA Record• Fair Play: Mandatory Disclosure Under Federal Rule 26 in the Northern District of Illinois2003
Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups• Eldred v. Ashcroft: Just Another Mickey Mouse Copyright Case?2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
PLI Patent Litigation Seminar• Direct and Cross-Examination of a Patent Liability Expert2012
Law Seminars International• Proving Irreparable Harm in Intellectual Property Litigation2012
Litigation Counsel of AmericaWinning the Unwinnable Case: From Jury Selection to Closing Argument - Focus on What Matters Most2011
PLI Patent Litigation SeminarDollars and Sense: Pursuing and Defending Patent Damages2006
PLI Patent Litigation SeminarProving Damages: Issues to Consider in Pursuing and Defending the Damages Case2005