Washington University in St. Louis,
University of South Carolina,
M.S., Molecular Cellular & Developmental Biology, 1994
B.S., Biology/Minor Business, 1989
Illinois USDC, Central District
Illinois USDC, Northern District
Illinois USDC, Southern District
Missouri USDC, Eastern District
US Ct Appeals, Federal Circuit
US Ct of Federal Claims
US Patent and Trademark Office
US Supreme Ct
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Chicago
Missouri Bar Association
The American Intellectual Property Law Association
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
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Thompson Coburn LLP
Howell & Haferkamp, L.C.
David represents clients in a variety of intellectual property disputes, including patent prosecution, trademark, non-infringement and freedom to operate opinions.
David has prosecuted and defended numerous patent, trademark, trade dress, trade secret and copyright infringement actions in Federal trial and appellate courts as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. David played an instrumental role in a U.S. Supreme Court patent rights case, Bowman v. Monsanto, that had major implications across a broad range of industries. He earned his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He also holds a M.S. in Molecular Cellular & Development Biology from the University of South Carolina and a B.S. in Biology from Presbyterian College.
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