Dave partners with life science and pharmaceutical companies to protect their innovations. A registered patent attorney with a master’s degree in molecular biology, Dave brings expertise in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Dave works with clients through all stages of the portfolio development projects, and he helps clients develop worldwide protection strategies in highly competitive markets.
From patent drafting and prosecution to technology licensing and noninfringement opinions, Dave’s counsel focuses on offering clients strategic advice that is rooted in the day-to-day realities of their business. He also assists clients with M&A due diligence, global prosecution strategy, portfolio monetization projects, and post-grant proceedings. Dave’s background includes work on small molecule pharmaceuticals and biologicals, nucleic acids, genetically modified organisms, antibodies, proteomics, cell and gene-based therapeutics, tissue engineering and clean technology, among others.
Before rejoining Sheridan Ross, where he started his law career as an associate, Dave was a partner with the Denver office of a large, internationally based general practice firm. Dave received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in molecular biology from the University of Denver, with a master’s emphasis on neuroendocrinology, and a law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
University of Denver Sturm College of Law (JD)
University of Denver (MS with emphasis on neuroendocrinology)
University of Denver (BS in molecular biology)
- Intellectual Property in Employment
- IP Transactions & Licensing
- Patent Office Post Grant Proceedings
- Patent Prosecution
- Patent Search Services
- Green Technology
- Life Sciences
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