Dave brings 10+ years in global patent and trademark experience spanning technology and ecommerce. He plays an instrumental role in protecting and defending large brands and sellers in the ecommerce space by managing enforcement efforts and integrating seamlessly with internal client teams to reduce cost and maximize timely and efficient enforcement. He has significant design patent and trademark branding experience from clearance and prosecution to opposition proceedings and District Court actions. He is routinely involved in domestic and international due diligence assessments, including those related to new product lines, corporate acquisitions and divestitures, and licensing and other technology transfer arrangements.
His practice also includes advising clients on data protection issues in connection with the European Union’s and United Kingdom’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and other privacy laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Dave assists clients in assessing legal obligations and risks associated with these laws, including giving company-wide trainings, drafting and reviewing privacy and retention policies, and mitigating risk associated with cross-border data transfers.
He is an adjunct professor at the University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law teaching IP Moot Court and holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a Law Degree from the U. He is a member of the David K. Winder IP Inn of Court and has been named Utah Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine and a Rising Star by The Best Lawyers in America.