David T. DeZern

Attorney

David focuses his practice on guiding clients through every stage of patent litigation matters, from initial evaluation, pleadings, and fact and expert discovery to claim construction, trial and appeals. He has successfully resolved challenging cases involving a variety of technologies, including telecommunications, software, electronic design automation and video coding.

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David focuses his practice on guiding clients through every stage of patent litigation matters, from initial evaluation, pleadings, and fact and expert discovery to claim construction, trial and appeals. He has successfully resolved challenging cases involving a variety of technologies, including telecommunications, software, electronic design automation and video coding. David is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Most recently, David has worked with teams focused on resolving validity, infringement and licensing disputes concerning standard-essential patents to wireless LTE technologies and video compression technologies.

David earned his J.D. and a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas. Before attending law school, he gained hands-on electrical engineering experience while working as an intern at Dell Computer, Freese & Nichols, National Instruments and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.

Education

The University of Texas at Austin

  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence (with honors)

The University of Texas at Austin 

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Licensing
  • IP Portfolio Development and Counseling

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

Honors & Professional Associations

  • Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn IP Inn of Court, Barrister (2017 – present)