“I concentrate my practice in intellectual property with a focus on patent preparation and prosecution.”
Dave has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the electrical, software, computer, and mechanical arts. In particular, he has worked with clients in the consumer electronics, automotive, telecommunications, financial services, hospitality, and medical spaces.
Dave formerly served as a patent extern at the Midwest Regional Office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). His experience at the USPTO included conducting patentability searches and preparing office actions. This experience helps him prepare stronger patents that will withstand the rigorous standards followed by USPTO examiners.
Prior to pursuing a career in intellectual property, Dave served as director of operations for a local title agency. His experience in this role affords him a high-level understanding of the inner workings of businesses at the executive level, and the processes they follow to ensure their business is conducted as efficiently as possible. He also understands the unique challenges of small businesses as they seek to use limited resources to accomplish a strategic business plan.
- Wayne State University Law School, 2012
- Oakland University
- B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, with additional major certificate in Computer Engineering, 2017
- B.S.B.A., Finance, Human Resources Management, 2009
- Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association
- Michigan, 2014
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2019