Dave has tried patent cases before federal district courts, the International Trade Commission and arbitration tribunals. He actively practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and acts as lead counsel in crafting litigation strategy and representing clients at trial. His industry experience handling patent cases gives him particular insight into:
- Digital imaging technology (hardware and software)
- Embedded systems
- Gaming technology
- Medical devices
- Standard-essential patents
- Telecommunications (hardware and software)
Dave has significant district court and appellate experience in copyright matters, including architectural, pictorial, graphic and sculptural, and literary work copyrights. He advises clients on obtaining copyrights, prelitigation resolution, alternative dispute resolution and risk assessment. He also has litigated complex issues related to international copyright law.
Within his appellate experience, Dave has handled patent-related appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, a copyright appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and two amicus curiae briefs filed in the United States Supreme Court.