David A. Bateman

David A. Bateman

K&L Gates LLP

Recognized since 2006

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Intellectual Property

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David Bateman is a trial lawyer and focuses on the cutting edge of Internet law, technology law, and intellectual property litigation. With 20 years of experience in technology and intellectual property law, David represents clients in high profile litigation matters, and provides counseling to technology clients in business deals and lobbying efforts.

David consults with clients regarding all types of cyberlaw issues, including online brand protection, digital rights management, privacy, electronic communications, and Internet commerce. A nationally recognized leader in Internet, e–commerce, and software litigation, he has been lead counsel in hundreds of lawsuits against spammers, software pirates, phishers, cybersquatters and other Internet malefactors. He is a frequent speaker on the protection of computer systems, trade secrets and intellectual property, and has designed programs for protection of trade secrets and technology.

David's litigation practice has grown in step with rapid developments in technology and e–commerce. He has worked with online retailers, wireless carriers, internet service providers, software developers and hardware manufacturers to create, protect and defend their intellectual property and technologies. He has worked cooperatively with major ISPs, industry participants, and state and federal government agencies in the battle against online consumer deception and fraud. In addition, he has defended clients in class action lawsuits and agency investigations regarding consumer complaints, technology disputes, and trademark infringement.

Contact & Links


  • 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
    Seattle, WA 98104


  • Yale University, B.A. Mathematics and Economics, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

K&L Gates LLP
Seattle, Washington

262 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

81 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Special Focus:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Privacy and Data Security Law

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