David, a founding Principal of the firm, has represented university and corporate clients for over 50 years in intellectual property matters in many fields, including chemistry, chemical engineering, materials, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Previously, he served on the corporate patent staffs of Itek Corporation, the Atlantic Research Corporation and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
Dave has been a member of the Board of Directors of several high technology corporations and serves on the Board of Associates of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. He is also a former Adjunct Professor at Suffolk University Law School and at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, where he also served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property. Dave has presented many invited lectures, including lectures at the M.I.T. Innovation Center and for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, and has appeared as an expert witness in litigation.
Dave has been rated for over 35 years by Martindale-Hubbell “AV”, the highest possible rating for legal competence and ethics. He has received the distinction of Best Lawyers® 2015 Boston Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year.” For 12 years, he has been selected by Super Lawyers, and has also been highly recognized by IAM Magazine and LMG Life Sciences. Additionally, he has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.