David leverages his considerable experience in intellectual property, technology and commercial law to help clients develop and exploit ideas and technologies, negotiate effectively and mitigate risk.

Overview

David assists large and small corporate clients with licensing and intellectual property matters, contracts, negotiations and enforcement. He also handles mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and general and complex corporate law transactions across a wide array of industries.

Additionally, David frequently counsels clients in connection with collaborative technology development efforts and supply, distribution and general commercial contracts.

Experience

He served as outside counsel to a private investment firm developing cutting edge health care products and technologies.

He provided legal counsel to a leading global manufacturer of silicon wafers in connection with technology development and technology transfer agreements.

He served as outside counsel to a leading supplier of lawn and garden, home pest control products and personal insect repellents.

David provided legal counsel to leading suppliers of plastic packaging, sheet and rollstock materials in connection with product development, manufacturing and supply agreements.

He served as outside legal counsel to a global leader in the rental car industry on technology development, software licensing and telecom services.

He counseled a worldwide leader in the payments technology industry across a variety of practice areas in connection with technology development and licensing, and payment processing service offerings.

He served as outside legal counsel to numerous clients in connection with patent and technology licenses, joint development agreements and other technology transfer agreements.

Recognitions

Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America®, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Law, 2007-Present

Best Lawyers in America Lawyers of the Year, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Law, 2014, 2019

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

Licensing Executives Society

The Missouri Bar

Admissions

  • Missouri

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997

  • Order of the Woolsack
  • Saint Louis University Law Journal, Deputy Managing Editor

Pepperdine University, MBA, 1998

University of Oklahoma, B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 1983

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