David is an experienced intellectual property attorney specializing in the... more
David is an experienced intellectual property attorney specializing in the prosecution and litigation of domestic and foreign patents, trademarks, and copyright. He is one of the few patent attorneys that is also a registered Professional Engineer with significant experience as a practicing design engineer.
I am a Board member at TechCorps, an organization that encourages school students to... more
I am a Board member at TechCorps, an organization that encourages school students to pursue careers in IT. I am a member of Ohio TechAngels, a group that provides angel funding to start-up companies. I am a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Women for Economic Leadership Development and co-founded the Women’s Council of Central Ohio. I am a member of t... view profile
I was an engineer and computer software developer before becoming a lawyer, but... more
I was an engineer and computer software developer before becoming a lawyer, but remain active on both professions. Principles in each profession have been valuable to me in the others. This is especially true in creating legal documents. They are all about desiging and building things that work well, and may be maintained. As much as possible, I work on fixed fee per project basis, with quotes... view profile
People who invent unique products and processes need patent prosecution attorneys to apply for government protection of their inventions. Patent application lawyers are uniquely qualified to file your patents with the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office, as they know what to file to show the unique quality of your invention and can clarify precisely why it differs from other similar patented inventions. The process is complex and a patent prosecution attorney usually has a related technical background. For example, a patent application attorney working on new cancer drugs may have a microbiology degree, or one working on new operating systems may have a computer science degree.