David P. Petersen

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EDUCATION
  • J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Oregon, 1975
  • B.S. with High Honors in Electrical Engineering, Oregon State University, 1972
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Oregon, 1975
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Reg. No. 28,106)
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • AV® Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell, Intellectual Property, established in 1995
YEAR JOINED FIRM

1975


PRACTICE AREA OVERVIEW

Mr. Petersen counsels clients in connection with a wide variety of intellectual property issues. His practice includes preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications, plant patents, U.S. and foreign trademark protection, protection and registration of copyrightable works, licensing of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights and computer software. Although no longer practicing as a litigator, Mr. Petersen has litigated patent and other intellectual property disputes.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Mr. Petersen’s technical experience includes software, electrical engineering, and mechanical fields.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Adjunct Professor at Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, during the school years 1981 – 1999. Courses included Unfair Trade Practice Law, Patents, and Intellectual Property.
  • President, Oregon Patent Law Association, 1989 – 1990.