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David Hawkins

David Hawkins is a registered patent agent who focuses his practice on patent prosecution and advisement for technological matters involving optics and lasers, machine learning, and semiconductor fabrication. Pairing his engineering background with a business acumen, David also advises clients on technical matters such as developing best practices relating to open source software with a view toward the IP portfolio both in the patent and transaction practice areas.



  • Open Source Software Transactions between 10M and 4B.°
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent portfolios in various technology areas of electrical and computer arts.°
  • Technology counseling to include invention harvesting, evaluating patentability, and advising clients on global patent protection considerations.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Hawkins prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • United States Marine Corps Officer, 2009-2017


  • Executive M.B.A., University of Tennessee Haslam School of Business
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
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  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.