David Dykeman, who co-chairs the firm's global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group, is a registered patent attorney with more than 22 years of experience in patent and intellectual property law. David's practice focuses on securing worldwide intellectual property protection and related business strategy for high tech clients, with particular experience in life sciences, medical devices, robotics, materials, and information technology.
David provides strategic patent portfolio development and intellectual property advice for clients including major research institutions, multi-national corporations, and start-up companies. He also performs patent due diligence to assess patent portfolios for venture capital investment, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing opportunities.
An author of over 50 articles and a speaker at over 45 conferences on intellectual property law, David is the founding co-chair of the ABA’s Medical Devices Committee. He was honored as one of Boston's "40 Under 40" innovative business leaders by the Boston Business Journal and was named to the "40 Medtech Innovators Under 40" list by Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) Magazine. David has also been named one of the top 250 Patent and Technology Licensing Practitioners in the world by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Magazine, an "IP Star" by Managing IP magazine, a "Life Science Star" by LMG Life Sciences, and one of the World's Leading IP Strategists in the IAM 300.
- Intellectual property
- Patent prosecution and opinions
- IP due diligence
- Trademarks and unfair competition