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David E. Cromer

Principal


What you should know about me:

While my formal background is in electrical engineering, I advise clients in a variety of industry groups in the U.S. and internationally. My experience includes 20 years of tailored portfolio management and custom IP solutions that advance the client’s purpose. I couple my unique background with a passion for innovation to collaborate with clients and help develop competitive strategies for their intellectual property needs.

  • Known as the charismatic leader

David’s Experience

David advises on domestic and international patent prosecution, portfolio management and counseling for clients in a variety of technical fields including the hardware, software, telecommunications (e.g., 4G/5G), and electrical arts.

David’s experience spans a broad range of technologies including solid-state memory design, semiconductor fabrication, satellite communication systems, motion detection and gesture control, augmented/virtual reality, digital signal processing, computer network security, and domain name systems.

Prior to D&M, David was a partner at a San Francisco based IP boutique where he generated and managed complex patent portfolios for both large and small high-tech organizations.

Background & Credentials

Education

  • Clemson University (B.S., Electrical Engineering, cum laude, 1998)
  • Tulane University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2002)

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities

  • California Lawyers Association, Intellectual Property Section

Honors

  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • CALI award for Patent Prosecution and Litigation, Antitrust, and Administrative Law
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Presidential Alumni Scholar
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

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