David Leach is an associate with Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP. His practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property law from procurement to enforcement, with a focus on freedom to operate and patentability investigations, clearance opinions, patent prosecution, and due diligence. Mr. Leach's experience has centered on medical device technology involving orthopedic and cardiovascular platforms with crossover into the semiconductor packaging, life sciences, and software industries. With this experience, David has developed a flexible approach to his practice that emphasizes risk management while adapting to each client's unique business strategies and objectives.
Before beginning his legal studies, Mr. Leach worked as a design engineer and served an enlistment in the United States Marine Corps as an infantryman. In 2005, his battalion was deployed to Al Anbar Province, Iraq where he participated in several major combat operations including daily counterinsurgency patrols and IED sweeps.
Due Diligence, Mergers and Acquisitions
IP Asset Management
2015, New York
2012, New Jersey
2012, United States Patent & Trademark Office
J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2012; Recipient, Certificate of
Concentration in Intellectual Property Law
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2008