Austin, Texas 7520
is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of King & Spalding, and is resident in the Austin and London offices. He is a United States patent attorney, a European patent and trademark attorney, and a German patent attorney.
Mr. Grubert’s practice focuses on patent application preparation and prosecution—particularly in the U.S. and Europe—patent licensing negotiations, and patent portfolio management. Previously, he served as manager of one of the U.S. intellectual property departments of Siemens Corporation and in Germany as manager of the Siemens AG patent department responsible for automotive technology.
Mr. Grubert has broad experience with such technologies as microcontrollers, analog and digital circuitry, semiconductor technology, automotive technology, medical devices, telecommunications, software, and solar energy.
Patent prosecution for:
Electronic and industrial technology companies
Medical device manufacturers
Recent Publications, Speeches, and Presentations
"Understanding European Patent Opposition in Light of U.S. Patent Practice," IP Litigator, May/June 2005
"European Patent Office Patent Opposition Practice," Houston Intellectual Property Law Institute, Houston, Fall 2003
"Factors affecting pitch judgments as a function of spectral composition,” Perception & Psychophysics 42, 511-514 (1987) (together with E. Terhardt)
"Zur Erklärung des 'Tritonus-Paradoxons'" In: Fortschritte der Akustik (DAGA'88), DPG, Bad Honnef, 717-720 (1988) (together with E. Terhardt)
"Tonhöhen harmonischer und inharmonischer komplexer Töne'" Fortschritte der Akustik DAGA‚ 87, 573-576 (DPG, Bad Honnef 1987)
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property , 2) International and 3) Patents|
|Law School||J.D., Dean's List, South Texas College of Law|
|Education||M.S. Electrical Engineering, Technical University Munich|
|Bar Member / Association||State bar of Texas|
|Most recent firm||King & Spalding LLP|
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David W. Marston, Jr. is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Intellectual Property and Litigation practices and is a member of the firm's Class Action Working Group. He handles all aspects of litigation from inception through trial and post-trial appeals.