David E. Shifren

David is Of Counsel to the firm and has been practicing intellectual property law since 2006.  David received a Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Certificate of Study from the Wharton School of Business.  David served as Head Undergraduate Teaching Assistant in Computer Science at both Duke University and the City University of New York (CUNY)’s Hunter College while earning a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude and with departmental honors in Computer Science.  He also earned a Certificate of Study, with Highest Honors, from the CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development (CISDD) at the CUNY Graduate Center. David’s practice focuses mainly on preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the electrical, electronic, software and mechanical arts, particularly semiconductor fabrication, computer hardware and software, data security and cryptography, broadband communications, networking, and financial services. David’s experience includes domestic and international patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, and related counseling and opinion work. David’s experience also includes defending against patent litigation claims, and he has initiated several successful inter partes reviews and reexaminations.

David is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as in the states of New York and Connecticut. David is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.


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