David P. Sheldon - Christensen O

David P. Sheldon

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2017
Phone: 206-682-8100

David Sheldon’s strong background in computer science and technical experience in software engineering help him assist his software industry clients with patent drafting, prosecution, and counseling. David’s technical expertise includes technologies such as control systems, encryption, wireless communication, information search and retrieval, compiler optimization, and social networking platforms. David also advises his clients on other vital issues relating to software products, including open source licensing and developing comprehensive strategies for protection of software using copyright, trademarks, design patents, and trade secrets to supplement utility patent protection. David’s patent prosecution experience includes a wide variety of other technical fields as well, such as medical and mechanical devices/processes.

David currently serves as chair of the Community Education Committee for the Washington State Patent Law Association. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in patent law. Prior to joining COJK, David worked in various computing-related roles, including designing and coding software testing utilities for Microsoft.

Northwestern UniversityBS 1999University of California Los AngelesJ.D. 2007
American Bar AssociationKing County Bar AssociationWashington State Patent Law Association

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3600
Seattle, WA 98101
United States


Practice Areas

Patent Law